SAN FRANCISCO -- ClassDojo and Stanford University’s Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS) have announced a partnership to help millions of students learn about ‘growth mindset’ in their classrooms. As part of this ClassDojo developed a five-part series of animated videos that will be available free to all teachers.
Growth mindset is the idea that intelligence and abilities can be developed over time. The opposite is a ‘fixed’ mindset, which is the belief that these abilities are innate and can’t change. Research has shown that when students possess a growth mind-set and see challenge as an opportunity to learn, they are more likely to persevere when faced with setbacks.
The “Big Ideas: Growth Mindset” series follows Mojo, ClassDojo’s monster mascot, as he and his friend Katie explore the importance of a growth mindset and how to develop one. Each of the five videos will be paired with a lesson guide.