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This lesson is all about The Power of Yet. So, when we don't feel confident in our learning, we might say we can't do something. For example, we might say we can't draw a self-portrait, or we can't do long division. Saying these sentences can encourage us to have a fixed mindset and this perspective can be demotivating and cause us to give up. A scientist called Carol Dweck talked about The Power of Yet in a TED Talk. Yet is a simple word but it can help us change our perspective. By adding yet to a can't-do sentence, we are opening up the possibility that we will be able to do the skill if we practice it. For example, “I can't draw a self-portrait yet,” or, “I can't do long division yet.” Adding yet can help us have a growth mindset and encourage us to put effort into our learning. So, what can't you do yet?

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Answer time

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Here are some example of questions about this video that kids may be asked in the 1Question app to earn screen time.

  • What type of mindset does it encourage when we add 'yet' to 'can't do' sentences?

    1) a growth mindset
    2) a fixed mindset
    3) a bad mindset
    4) a full mindset
  • Which scientist has a TED talk about the power of yet?

    1) Carol Dweck
    2) Albert Einstein
    3) Charles Darwin
    4) Isaac Newton
  • What word does the lesson suggest we should add to 'can't do' sentences?

    1) yet
    2) can
    3) try
    4) do
  • What might be one advantage of adding yet to a 'can't do' sentence?

    1) We are telling ourselves it is possible we will be able to do the skill in the future.
    2) We have a longer sentence.
    3) Our teacher will be happy with us.
    4) We will have learnt the skill.
  • What might happen if we keep saying 'can't do' sentences?

    1) We might feel demotivated.
    2) We might feel very motivated.
    3) We might feel happy.
    4) We might learn more quickly.

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