Growth Mindset

A collection of clips that help unlock growth mindset ideas for pupils and teachers using a cast of animated characters who explore the differences between fixed and growth mindsets. A BBC production.

Episodes

Growth Mindset What is a good mistake?

Tom and Caitlin are two young students doing a science project at a space centre. Tom starts off with a fixed mindset. He is wary of taking risks with his learning and fears the consequences of making mistakes. Caitlin is the opposite. She has a growth mindset and feels happy and confident when taking risks. She wants to use trial ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Growth Mindset How your mindset can affect your approach to challenges

A school talent show is announced. Tom and Meesha are both going to enter. Tom has a growth mindset, while Meesha has a fixed mindset. Tom wants to challenge himself. Meesha wants to avoid a challenge. She just wants to do something she's done before, that she knows is safe. Tom decides to try juggling. He practices and practices, works ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Growth Mindset How to develop a positive mindset

Meesha and Lucas are in a math lesson. Meesha is happy to take on the challenges set by the teacher, but Lucas is more reluctant. Meesha has a growth mindset. She believes intelligence, talent and ability are open to change. So she believes she can get better at math. This means she tries, puts in effort and works hard to ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]