Ilima Intermediate School

Growth Mindset

“In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.”


Carol Dweck, 2015

Basketball legend, Michael Jordan, learned from repeated failures motivating him to practice endlessly to get better.  As a result he is one of the greatest National Basketball Association player in history.  These clips reminds us that failures are just the beginning of greatness and achievement.

Real life examples and fictional stories of triumph over adversity provide inspiration and perspective for overcoming our own challenges.

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