Daily SEL Lesson – Growth Mindset 4/16

Daily SEL Lesson – Growth Mindset 4/16

Welcome to the CLS Daily SEL lesson. Each day, Monday through Friday, we will provide a new social-emotional learning lesson designed to build emotional intelligence and resilience. There will be a lesson for elementary students and a lesson for secondary students that include media (videos, audios, or text) and simple step-by-step instructions.

We hope that the lessons are helpful to you and your children.

Weekly Focus: Growth Mindset

Elementary Lesson – The Magic of Mistakes

Media: Video – http://vid.ly/8c1n7n


  • Click on the link and watch the video.
  • Answer the questions below:
  • How did Mojo feel when he could not build the robot?
  • How would you feel if you were like Mojo and struggled to build the robot?
  • How can mistakes be a good thing?
  • Draw a picture that illustrates how mistakes. can be helpful

Secondary Lesson – Embrace the Shake Video

Media: Video –


  • Watch the video. The doctor told this man when he was younger that he had a brain condition that would keep his hand shaking no matter what..so he embraced the shake and became an artist.
  • Describe his mindset. Is it fixed? Is it growth?
  • What have you learned from this video?
  • What can you embrace about yourself and turn it into something positive? Write a one page explanation. Be personal. Be creative.

Join us tomorrow for one more lesson on developing a growth mindset.