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Mindset Moment: The Learning Pit

Posted by: | March 27, 2017 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: The Learning Pit |

This week children will continue to practise ‘being in the pit’ and will draw upon all the key attributes and strategies that we have looked at over this focus. Although this will be the last week of our ‘If I don’t sweat it, I won’t get it’ focus, we will continue to make reference too […]

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Growth Mindset: The Learning Pit

Posted by: | March 20, 2017 Comments Off on Growth Mindset: The Learning Pit |

The Learning Pit is a tool that learners will be introduced to which helps them to visualise the process of managing challenge. When a learner is posed with a question or enquiry that they perceive as ‘hard’ we can support them to tackle this in a positive way. We will be using the ‘Learning Pit’ which was […]

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Mindset Moment: Resilience

Posted by: | March 13, 2017 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: Resilience |

‘We must not only prepare students for tests in life but the tests of life.’ Art Costa A focus on Growth Mindset can improve resilience by: Emphasising the belief that ability can be developed Provide opportunities  to reframe challenges and setbacks Normalising mistakes and failure as learning opportunities Encouraging and rewarding persistence and effort Identifying […]

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Mindset Moment: Resilience

Posted by: | March 6, 2017 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: Resilience |

In this first week looking at resilience learners will be given the opportunity to develop an understanding resilience: Key features of resilience include: Bouncing back Managing emotions See failure as a form of helpful feedback Taking 100% personal responsibility Resourcefulness Problem solving skills

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Mindset Moment: Characteristics of a Growth Mindset- The Power of Perseverance

Posted by: | February 27, 2017 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: Characteristics of a Growth Mindset- The Power of Perseverance |

Our aim is to nurture an ethos in the school where children feel confident that they are able to embrace challenge and therefore as a consequence that not being successful first time is part of this process. This builds on the last focus on how making mistakes is an integral part of the learning process. […]

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Mindset Moment: The Power Yet

Posted by: | November 28, 2016 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: The Power Yet |

If you haven’t achieved something you would like to . . tell yourself . . .

yet

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Mindset Moment: Thinking about the process . . . not just the end product

Posted by: | November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: Thinking about the process . . . not just the end product |

  As we learn, we may need to try different approaches in order to be successful. It is important that we see this as an important part of our learning and recognise these as achievements. We can then use this knowledge in future tasks.

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Mindset Moment: Mistakes are proof you are trying!

Posted by: | November 14, 2016 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: Mistakes are proof you are trying! |

We are continuing our focus on how mistakes help us in the learning process. Do you have any examples you can share with your child about a time when you learned something new as a result of a mistake or, how you continued to practise despite making mistakes and eventually achieved something worthwhile? Why don’t […]

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Mindset Moment: Every mistake . . .

Posted by: | November 7, 2016 Comments Off on Mindset Moment: Every mistake . . . |

Although we may feel nervous about making mistakes, if we understand that every mistake we make is progress then we should celebrate and welcome mistakes as a vital part of the learning process. This week we will be exploring how we can support one another to use any mistakes we make to make progress in […]

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Mindset Moment

Posted by: | November 1, 2016 Comments Off on Mindset Moment |

 Mistakes are brilliant! Our next focus in developing a growth mind-set is on exploring just why making mistakes is such an important part of the learning process. Over the next few weeks we will be looking at the why the way we respond to mistakes is a powerful tool that changes our brain and helps […]

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