Growth Mindset Advice for Parents.
Some children sometimes feel like they are struggling with their learning. This is a normal part of learning and developing, we need to struggle in some ways in order to help us to grow and develop. This is what is known as the learning pit. As a parent your child would benefit from you talking with them about what they are struggling with and helping them to develop strategies to overcome these struggles. Your child's class teacher will be happy to help you with this.
It is important as parents to support your child in helping them to change their mindset below are some key phrases that we hear children say on a regular basis and how we can help them to develop their mindset to think about a challenge in a different way. The next time you hear your child say one of these statements whilst working see if you can change their mindset by using a different phase to help bring them out of the learning pit.
If you believe that your child has had a particularly bad day at school it is important that they take some time to reflect on that day. Reflection is a great way to learn and grow from the experiences of the day and develop ourselves as a person ready to take on the learning for the next day. Below are 10 questions that can develop growth mindset in children.