Half of teaching kindergarten children about growth mindset is teaching it in a child centred way. The other half is educating parents so they can support their students growth.
In our class, we actually don’t use the term growth mindset very often but we are learning about it in our own, age appropriate way.
We began to talk to our students about mistakes.
We’ve reiterated that mistakes help us learn and we all make mistakes. So we are all learning!
One of our most popular sayings in our classroom is, “Mistakes makes our brains grow!” We use many different phrases that mean the same thing message.
Most recently, we have been using primary friendly posters to guide our thinking.