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Growth Mindset: Madison
Updated: 10/11/2020
Growth Mindset: Madison
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  • Test result day
  • B+
  • C-
  • A-
  • A perceived failure
  • I used to get good grades at my old school! Maybe I'm not smart after all...
  • C-Madison Test 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
  • Reaching out
  • Madison, getting a low test score does not mean you're not smart.
  • C-
  • Ms. Nicholas, I'm not smart enough to go to school here. I failed!
  • After Madison's teacher hands out the student's graded tests, she is upset to see that she received a C-
  • Progress not perfection
  • You are every bit as smart now as you knew you were at your old school.
  • It's only when you face an academic challenge that you are truly learning.
  • Madison's begins to doubt her abilities as a learner and sees her low test score as a failure.
  • Practical solutions
  • Can you think of what you can do differently next time?
  • Yes, next time I want to make flashcards myself!
  • Madison is brave enough to share how she's feeling with her teacher and when she does, her teacher helps he find a new perspective.
  • Moving forward
  • I want to take more notes in class... And maybe Jenny will study with me!
  • Madison's teacher doesn't just teach the material, but shows her how to be a more self-positive learner.
  • I am proud of how hard you've worked and we'll get that grade up next time!
  • C-
  • Ms. Nicholas helps Madison think of ways to get better because she believes all her students can learn.
  • Great idea!
  • C-
  • On the way home from school, Madison focuses on study techniques she wants to try in the future instead of focusing on her C-
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