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We want to partner with classroom teachers, counselors and school staff to support character education instruction and to reinforce the great messages from our assemblies. Invite NED into your classroom with free lesson plans, activities, resources and classroom décor to inspire and motivate kids to be of strong character.

NED can help instill a positive attitude and mindset about learning when kids understand how their brain can grow. These Growth Mindset lessons and resources can help your students achieve their potential, embrace challenges, persists in the face of setbacks, and see mistakes and failures as a necessary step to grow and master useful skills.

 

Seven lesson plans that introduce and focus on growth vs. fixed mindset.

Growth Mindset Lesson Plans

  • Vocabulary definitions
  • Discussion starters and questions to check for understanding
  • Engaging writing prompts
  • Printable activites and resources

Unit Overview, K-6

1 page – PDF

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Assembly Recap, K-6

Includes Activities

4 pages – PDF

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Intro to Growth Mindset, K-2

Includes Activities

7 pages – PDF

Intro to Growth Mindset, K-3

Includes Activities

5 pages – PDF

Girl Who Never Made Mistakes, K-2

Includes Activities

7 pages – PDF

A Perfectly Messed up Story, K-2

Includes Activities

8 pages – PDF

The Most Magnificent Thing, 3-6

Includes Activities

5 pages – PDF

Mistakes That Worked, 3-6

Includes Activities

5 pages – PDF

Growth Mindset Printables

Printable #1

Mindset Choices

Printable #2

NED's Grow a Brain Poem (color)

Printable #3

NED's Grow a Brain Poem (B+W)

Printable #4

Things that Grow T-chart

Printable #5

Mindset Cards (2pgs)

Printable #6

NED Message Writing Trace

Printable #7

Story Planning GO Chart

Printable #8

Self-Talk Bookmarks

Printable #9

Encouragement Notes, Set 1 (color)

Printable #10

Encouragement Notes, Set 1 (B+W)

Printable #11

Now I Can Writing Trace

Printable #12

4 Thoughts Self Talk

Printable #13

NED Feelings/Expressions, Fill-in

Printable #14

NED Feelings/Expressions

Printable #15

NED Message Magnets

Printable #16

Two Mindsets

Printable #17

NED Says...

Printable #18

Growth Mindset Book Marks

Printable #19

Story Planning GO Chart

Printable #20

Cause and Effect GO Chart

Printable #21

Summary GO Chart

Printable #22

Encouragement Notes, Set 2 (color)

Printable #23

Encouragement Notes, Set 2 (B+W)

Printable #24

Lanyart Art: I Have a Growth Mindset.

Printable #25

Lanyart Art: NED is My Role Model

Printable #26

Bulletin Board Kit:

We've Got a Growth Mindset
(14 pgs. - B+W)

Printable #27

Poster: Thoughts of a Growth Mindset (3 pgs. - color)

Printable #28

Informational Article: You Can Grow Your Intelligence.

(4 pgs.)

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