Using growth mindset lesson starters, these S2 science classes understood their own mindset, explored what influenced it and how it affected their learning.
This S3 biology class engaged more with challenging questions and homework after implementing growth mindset strategies and listening to ‘pupil voice’.
Following school closures during covid, this school used a growth mindset approach to past papers and learner reflection to re-bolster attainment.
By making science lessons more relevant to future jobs for these primary 6 pupils, engagment and mindset improved for both learners and teachers.
A primary 3 class adopted a growth mindset to learning science, by improving their understanding of why it was in the curriculum and why it was relevant to many jobs.
Taking the idea of an ‘epic fail’ from computer games, children used traditional games to experience failure as fun and change their mindset around making mistakes.
A group of primary 5/6 children take inspiration from leading scientists and weekly experiments to understand that making mistakes is a fundamental part of learning.
Find out how the use of video, games and support to remove language barriers, boosts participation in science lessons and a growth mindset for pupils.
Primary pupils become more resourceful, confident and independent when using a learning journey wall for a block of science lessons.
A primary 1 class learns about science, whilst better understanding how they learn, the skills developed and the language of growth mindset, through their learning journey wall.
When new COVID-19 measures at her school led to a 20% reduction in contact time with her pupils, the Mindset Champion from Banff Academy
worried that her pupils’ passion for science might suffer.
So she employed growth mindset techniques, in tandem with an approach called flipped learning, to maintain their interest. Rather
than teaching her pupils all together in the classroom,