How To Develop A Growth Mindset In Your Classroom

I recently did some staff training about developing growth mindsets in the classroom.

To prepare the session, I created a survey for the teachers in my school, using the website Typeform (click here to view the survey).

Next, I interviewed a random selection of pupils, asking these questions:

Are you good at maths?Are you the best in the class?Do you think you could be the best in the future?Why do you think some children in your class get better test scores than others?How do you improve your learning?

I videoed the responses which were very interesting and prompted useful discussion:

It was clear to see which children had fixed mindsets and those who had growth.


For the training, I created a Prezi – click here to view it.

At the end, I handed out a flyer for all of the staff:

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