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Your Mindset Matters micro-lesson

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Did you know that the way that you think actually impacts how you learn? It's true it all depends on your mindset. What is mindset, you ask? Mindset is the way that your brain sees yourself and the world around you. Some people have a fixed mindset. This means that they believe they cannot learn anything new. Even if they tried really, really hard, someone with a fixed mindset might say things like, I can't do this, I gave up. Chances are you've had a moment like this before. Maybe you were stuck on a really hard math problem, or maybe you just couldn't score a goal in your soccer game. The good news is you can choose to have a growth mindset. A growth mindset is when you believe your brain can grow and learn new things so even if something is challenging right now you know that with effort and hard work it will get easier over time. People with a growth mindset say things like “I can't do this yet” or “let me try another way”. They see a challenge as an exercise for the brain and making a mistake is just another opportunity to learn something new. So, you see your mindset matters. When you believe that you can learn, you learn better. How cool is that?

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Answer time

Kids earn more screen time by answering fun educational questions.

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

  • What might someone with a growth mindset say?

    1) Let me try another way!
    2) It's too hard!
    3) I can't do it!
    4) I'll never be good at this!
  • Which one is an example of having a fixed mindset?

    1) Giving up
    2) Taking a break
    3) Trying another strategy
    4) Asking a question
  • What is a fixed mindset?

    1) The belief that you cannot learn something new.
    2) The belief that you can learn new things with hard work.
    3) The belief that you can fix things that are broken.
    4) The belief that other people can change their minds.
  • What is a growth mindset?

    1) The belief that your brain can grow and learn new things with effort.
    2) The belief that you cannot learn something new.
    3) The belief that you can grow taller.
    4) The belief that other people grow more than you do.
  • You are working on a challenging math problem. You realize the strategy you are trying is not working, so you decide to try solving it another way. Does this show a growth mindset?

    1) Yes
    2) No
  • Your teacher is writing on the board when she misspells a word. She notices and says, "Oh, I made a mistake! That means I'm learning!" Does this show a growth mindset?

    1) Yes
    2) No
  • You and your friend are playing basketball at recess. Your friend keeps missing and says, "I'll never be a good basketball player." Does this show a growth mindset?

    1) No
    2) Yes

Recreational screen time

Kids can use the screen time minutes they earned to unlock the apps selected by their parent e.g. games, social media, streaming, etc.

Out of time

When screen time minutes run out, kids are locked out and need to complete more learning in 1Question to earn more time.

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Brianne Elfo

Brianne Elfo

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