ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors Standards
Category 1: Mindset Standards
M 1. Belief in development of whole self, including a healthy balance of mental, social/emotional and physical well-being.
M 2. Self-confidence in ability to succeed
M 5. Belief in using abilities to their fullest to achieve high-quality results and outcomes
M 6. Positive attitude toward work and learning
Category 2: Behavior Standards
B-LS 4. Apply self-motivation and self-direction to learning
B-LS 8. Actively engage in challenging coursework
1. Students will be able to define growth mindset and explain the brain science that supports the theory.
2. Students will be able to distinguish between behaviors and statements associated with a growth mindset and those associated with a fixed mindset.
3. Students will be able to understand and explain the benefits of growth mindset.
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Today we are going to learn about a Growth Mindset and why it is important.
After this lesson:
1. You will be able to define growth mindset and explain the brain science that supports the theory.
2. You will be able to distinguish between behaviors and statements associated with a growth mindset and those associated with a fixed mindset.
3. You will be able to understand and explain the benefits of growth mindset.
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Watch the video and let's see what Mojo has to say about Growth Mindset.
Source: Adapted from You Tube. (2016). Episode 1: A Secret about the Brain. Retrieved from https://www.classdojo.com/BigIdeas/
HINT: Having a growth mindset means that you know you can train your brain to get smarter. Watch this video to learn more about growth mindset and how our brains works.
Source: Growth Mindset Video. (2014). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/ElVUqv0v1EE
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Here are a few examples of what someone with a closed mindset would say: “This math is too hard,” “I can’t do this,” “I’m not going to try,” “I can’t make any friends,” and “No one here helps me.”
How well do you think someone with that kind of mindset would learn? Not very well at all!
Here are a few examples of what someone with an open mindset would say: “This math is hard, but I’m going to keep trying,” “I can do this,” and “I don’t have any friends….yet.” Students with this kind of mindset would learn much better.
Click on the link below and take the online quiz to learn more about your mindset.
Source: Mindset Works. (2015). Retrieved from http://blog.mindsetworks.com/what-s-my-mindset
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Homework Assignment: Use this Goals Reflection Sheet. Your goal for this week is to use a growth mindset strategy you have learned in this lesson and briefly reflect on whether or not you met this goal. If you need more space to write, you may write on a separate sheet. Turn your goals reflection sheet into your teacher by the end of the week.
For more information about growth mindset, visit: https://www.skillsyouneed.com/ps/mindsets.html
If you would like to a paper quiz to learn what kind of mindset you have, click here: https://studentsuccess.unc.edu...
Source: Adapted from: Dweck, C. S. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. New York: Random House Inc. https://studentsuccess.unc.edu/files/2015/08/MINDSET-Quiz.pdf