The Growth Mindset Coach is a monthly handbook that is geared toward classrooms, and there are many good reasons that teachers and schools are grabbing this resource!
Here are the highlights:
In our popular growth mindset article, you can find details about fixed mindsets and growth mindsets. The research is clear, there are major differences between students who succeed and students who struggle. Among those is their mindset.
Students with a growth mindset view problems as challenges they can figure out. They view failure as just another setback that can learn from.
However, students with a fixed mindset experience problems, and struggle to overcome them. They view their abilities as stagnant traits they can’t control and therefore, fail to initiate their own learning.
The idea behind Growth Mindset Coach is that students can learn about their mindset and learn ways to change how they think about learning.
At the time of this post, The Growth Mindset Coach has almost 100 reviews on Amazon with 80+ positive reviews and less than 10 negatives. Here are few of the positive reviews, followed by the critical ones.
And for the critical reviews, there are good insights on who this book is for:
We really like the layout of the monthly themes. The monthly ideas really give a focus for discussion and activities. So even if you’re short on time and can’t delve into the activities, you can focus quick-writes, exit tickets, or group discussion around the monthly theme.
There are 12 monthly themes, and here are a few examples of the monthly themes:
…and skip ahead to the end of the school year with these themes:
We think this is a great resource for classrooms in grades 3-6, but you can take a look and decide for yourself on Amazon.Preview on Amazon
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