“When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it’s our job to share our calm. Not join their chaos.” L.R. Knost
Mindset can change a classroom dynamic, and help to raise a generation of self-aware leaders. Carol Dweck differentiates between growth mindset -- “I love a challenge!” learners, and fixed mindset -- “I’m not a math person,” learners. While both mindsets are powerful enough to dictate success, only one actually leads to it.
“Gone are the days of the old adage that children should be seen and not heard.” That’s according to Kristen Thorson and Erin Gohl, writing for Getting Smart. ”In order to prepare our kids to be productive members of society, we must teach them that their thoughts and opinions matter and should be constructively shared with those around them.”