All parents want their children to be successful in school, sports, and extracurricular activities. But it's not just about giving your kids praise or setting them on the right direction. Research shows that success is often dependent on mindset. Hard work, perseverance, and effort are all hallmarks of a growth mindset. That's where Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids comes in. Designed to provide parents with a roadmap for developing a growth mindset home environment, this book's conversational style and real-word examples make the popular mindsets topic approachable and engaging. It includes tools for informally assessing the mindsets of both parent and child, easy-to-understand brain research, and suggested strategies and resources for use with children of any age. This book gives parents and guardians powerful knowledge and methods to help themselves and their children learn to embrace life's challenges with a growth mindset and an eye toward increasing their effort and success!
Includes bibliographical references
What are mindsets and how do they affect our children? -- What is the role of parents in developing a growth mindset? -- How do our praise and feedback impact our children's mindsets? -- Why is it important for children to understand how the brain works? -- How can we develop perseverance and resiliency in our children? -- What about mindsets at school? -- How can I develop a growth mindset for my child in sports and the arts? -- What are some growth mindset experiences that I can try at home?