At St Mark’s, we are always trying to improve our teaching and learning. This year, we are looking at the following areas:
Developing an understanding of growth mindset which underpins teaching and learning at St Mark’s.
In Term 1, we all read the book – Your Fantastic Elastic Brain which is a good summary of growth mindset theory. We also learned about what happens when we learn and how the brain works. Please ask if you would like to borrow a copy of this book.
Here are some ways to talk to help us keep a growth mindset. We want to use the phrases on the right and try not to use the ones on the left.
You can find out more about growth mindset here. http://ffgrowthmindset.primaryblogger.co.uk/ especially the “Brainology” and “Links” sections.