What is this strategy about?
Embrace rigorous content, academic challenge and the hard work necessary for success. Never apologise for it.
Why is it important for students to be challenged?
Focusing on the positive outcomes of a challenge is a good way to motivate your child to push them to try and overcome the challenge. Promote a growth mindset and remind children that failure is an integral part of development so that they can learn and grow.
What is a growth mindset?
Growth mindset is the belief that ability, intelligence and performance can be developed through hard work, effort and persistence. Developing a growth mindset can help kids take a positive approach to facing challenges.
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Choose this strategy if you want to...
- Encourage pupils to embrace challenges
- Change your language without necessarily changing your teaching
- Take a fresh approach to looking at a task
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