Teach students about growth mindset
Those who hold a growth mindset believe that they can get better at something by dedication of time, effort, and energy and that their success depends on time and effort, not an innate ability that is fixed. Teaching students about growth mindset and how to cultivate it can provide confidence as they navigate difficult coursework that pushes them to grow.
We suggest implementing these strategies:
Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year
Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.
Due to varying school schedules and contexts, the exact timing of the critical periods will differ by school and even by class. The months provided are a guide for where teachers should be looking for experiences based on time of year.