Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Intersection of Growth Mindsets and Maker Education

Jackie Gerstein's blog is a fabulous resource for both growth mindset and maker movement ideas, and this graphic explains why the two fit so well together!

(visit the blog for the full-sized version)

Effort is valued.
Hard work leads to positive results.
Growth & development are at the forefront.
Everyone can do.
Focus is on the process of learning.
One’s personal strengths, creativity, curiosity breed results.
Challenges are seen as opportunities.
Capabilities and skills can be developed, improved, and expanded.
Failure is approached as iterative.
Feedback, positive and constructive, is openly accepted and used for growth.

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