Growth Mindset Speech

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INTRODUCTION I. Arouse Audience Interest in the Topic A. Here we have a person with a fixed mindset and a person with a growth mindset. [PowerPoint slide will be shown] B. I chose this topic because I once had a fixed mindset, and by working to get a growth mindset, my opportunities in life expanded exponentially. II. State Purpose of the Speech A. My purpose is to show you why you need to have a growth mindset, how to get a growth mindset, and how to maintain one when things get tough. B. These are the three utmost important pieces to the whole of having a growth mindset. III. Establish Qualifications A. I have done extensive research about the parts of having a growth mindset. B. My information comes from Hans Schroder from Science…show more content…
There are many ways in which to get a growth mindset. 1. The first is to listen to your inner voice by paying attention to what you are thinking when you have setbacks or challenges at hand. 2. The second thing you must do is to acknowledge that you have a choice in how you respond to challenges and setbacks. 3. The next thing you must do is talk back to your inner voice using growth mindset language. For instance, when you tell yourself you have failed at something, tell yourself you’re learning instead. 4. The Last thing to do is to choose to have a growth mindset, because it really is up to you to choose which mindset you have. B. A study in InformED by Saga Briggs, says that students with a fixed mindset will reject learning if it means not failing. 1. The problem with that is if you don’t learn you won’t succeed, so you are therefore failing. C. A main aspect in getting a growth mindset in neuroplasticity. 1. Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, which means that you, yourself, can rewire your brains way of thinking about things. 2. If you have a fixed mindset, you can rewire that way of thinking and have a growth mindset. D. To have a growth mindset, you need determination, a positive outlook, and
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