Fixed vs Growth Mindset
A wildly popular growing initiative is the Fixed vs. Growth Mindset model. This is where we as parents, educators, and self-advocates can be aware of how we are learning and take ownership of it. My goal as an educator is to help students be more aware of their growth mindset abilities and how we can all grow together.
 
The following are a few links to websites, articles, and games that can help understand what it means to be in a Growth Mindset rather than a Fixed Mindset.  Check them out and see what you think!
 
First - Check out these assessments to see your mindset. 
 
 
What parents need to know about Growth Mindset - 
 
Here is a video that explains the mindsets - 
 
This document is research that explains the reasoning behind this new model. 
 
 
A few articles to explain each mindset and what you can do to help yourself and your child grow. 
 
 
 
 
This link will take you to the Buncombe County Website for Beginning Teachers (set up by the county mentors) that has various activities and articles that you can read and play with. 
 
 
This link will take you to Caine's story of how he grew his mindset and accomplished big things!
 
 
This document will take you to activities that you can complete to help grow your mind! 
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