Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables

Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
Growth Mindset Middle School Mini-Unit | Prezi & Printables
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Help students develop a growth mindset and discover their brain's unlimited learning potential! In this mini-unit (called a Qit), students will be introduced to the concept of brain neuroplasticity, the science behind how practice, hard work, and even failure can literally help the human brain grow larger, stronger, and faster. The fixed mindset myth (that intelligence and abilities are limited by genetics and the natural talent one is born with) is debunked and both fixed and growth mindset attitudes are explored. Students will learn specific strategies for building a growth mindset including the power of yet, positive self-talk, challenging their brains, embracing failure and mistakes, asking for help, and more. If your students struggle with negative perceptions about their learning abilities, tend to give up easily, or are frequently frustrated by mistakes or challenging work, this resource can help!

What's Included in This Qit

  • a Prezi in two formats (projectable and printable)
  • 5 one-page, black-and-white, printable activities
  • a user-friendly Answer Key
  • clear, detailed instructions and teaching tips

Description of Materials

  1. Prezi: Choose from either an exciting projectable Prezi (Internet connection required) or a one-page, content-rich printable. Both formats include a three-step strategy (broken down with in-depth examples and details), vocab words and definitions, a writing activity, and more — all wrapped up in a sleek, eye-popping design featuring bold colors and modern graphics to appeal to tweens and teens.
  2. Worksheet: This short-answer printable can be used as a guided note-taking companion to the Prezi OR after the Prezi as a review, group activity, homework, or a quiz. So flexible!
  3. Strategy Practice Activity: Students dive deeper into the strategy they learned in the Prezi by analyzing the dialogue between two characters called Goobs. The Goobs endear themselves to students through their use of relatable and comic language sprinkled with pop culture lingo as they struggle to solve a social-emotional problem or conflict.
  4. Extension Activity: This interactive, magazine-style quiz will keep students engaged as they answer multiple-choice questions about their mindset. Once finished, students can scan a QR Code to access the results of their quiz as well as encouragement and advice for how to keep working towards a growth mindset.
  5. Writing Activity: Relatable questions challenge students to reflect, think critically, and demonstrate the concepts they've learned in this printable activity, which is perfect for assessment.
  6. Real-Life Challenges Activity: By completing a checklist of real-life challenges, students will apply the concepts they've learned throughout the Qit to their own lives so they may practice and experience the strategies in action. This activity bridges the gap between classroom learning and real life by encouraging students to independently seek opportunities to apply the strategies they’ve learned in order to make sound and healthy decisions for themselves.
  7. Answer Key: Super organized and easy-to-use, this guide includes everything you need!
  8. Instructions for Use: This resource includes basic instructions for use and is designed to be low-prep and user-friendly. But if you *love* details (like me!) and want more ideas and tips on how to get the absolute most out of this resource, these links were designed just for you: Video Tutorials on how to open, navigate, and present your Prezi; an awesome Printable Teaching Tips Guide which highlights the key features of each material and provides teaching tips and discussion questions; an FAQ Page for quick access to answers; and even a fun, one-minute video to introduce etiQit and the concept of social emotional learning (SEL) to your students.

Please note: Due to terms of use and copyright restrictions on the graphics included in this Qit, all of the materials, including the Prezi, are non-editable. If you have a request for an editable product, please contact me before you buy. Thanks!

Try Before You Buy

Not sure if this resource is right for you? Here's how to find out:

• Download this FREE resource, Qit 8: Being an Upstander, which follows the same format and includes the same materials as every other Qit

• Click the green Preview button under the product photos on this page to see each material that is included

• Watch this video, Take a Tour of a Qit, to see inside a sample Qit and explore the included materials

• Check out this Printable Teaching Tips Guide, which highlights the key features of each material included in every Qit, as well as providing teaching tips and discussion questions

Bundle Up and Save!

You can purchase the Qit sold on this page individually OR get it for less by purchasing the following bundle, which includes three Qits of similar topics sold together at a discounted price: Mindset Middle School Bundle

Note: If you have already purchased the bundle above, please do not purchase the Qit sold on this page, as you will receive a duplicate item.

Links to Similar Products Featuring Related Concepts

Qit 22: Solving Problems Creatively

Qit 1: Amping Up Your Resilience
Qit 17: Discovering Who You Are
Qit 19: Nurturing a Positive Self-View

Notes on the Prezi

A Prezi is a digital slide presentation similar to a PowerPoint, but equipped with much more exciting viewing features such as zooming, turning, and perspective-changing, which students tend to love! To keep things super simple, a web link and password to access your Prezi online are included in the PDF you download with this resource — which means no enormous Prezi file or additional software to download, just a link to click. An Internet connection is required to view the Prezi, but that’s it — so easy! If you’re nervous about using Prezi for the first time, I’ve got you covered with Video Tutorials on how to open, navigate, and present your Prezi. Not tech-savvy? Not a problem! My Prezis are designed to be intuitive and easy to use, even for people who’ve never tried a Prezi before.

Please note that while the Prezi is full of exciting colors, graphics, and rich content, it is non-editable and does not include sound.

PS — Have you seen this Harvard University study which found Prezis to be more engaging, persuasive, and effective than PowerPoint?? Check it out!

Smiling Customers Guarantee

My goal is for this resource to being fresh, meaningful learning to your classroom, so please contact me if you have a question or problem. I’m super responsive to email and always try to reply within a couple hours. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to help!

About etiQit

Hi! I’m Jen. And I created etiQit, where you'll find a fresh, modern approach to social emotional learning (SEL). My resources are perfect for teachers of specialty subjects (such as counseling and guidance, health, life skills, character education, special education, and speech) as well as general classroom teachers looking for low-prep, easy-to-implement SEL activities. Students will be hooked by the infusion of technology, social media, apps, music, and pop culture in etiQit materials, all of which foster an interactive SEL experience designed to promote the social emotional health and personal safety of young people living in a digital world. Thanks for joining me on a mission to advocate for emotionally healthy students, safer schools, and a better world through SEL!

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