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New frontiers for new learning
We have a “Growth Mindset” at LJPS
May 5, 2015Posted by on
Staff and students at LJPS are talking about how important it is to have a growth mindset towards learning.
At LJPS we view mistakes as opportunities for learning. Some phrases that our primary students might use are:
Instead of “I made a mistake” say, “Making mistakes shows that I am trying!”
Instead of “I can’t do this” say, “This may take some time and hard work!”
Instead of “I am not good at this”, say “How can I get better at this?”
We can all get better with practice. As our students work towards curriculum and learning skills goals, help us to encourage them by keeping a growth mindset. Making mistakes is how we can learn!
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