Mindsets are the beliefs we hold about ourselves and others. Adopting a growth mindset allows for children to overcome setbacks by believing they can, setting goals, finding the right strategies, and practicing them. The brain is a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger its connections become. When we practice a growth mindset alongside children, they can learn to establish a framework of problem solving that persists through failure. This resource is focused on professional development for teachers, administrators, learning coaches, educational assistants, schools and districts.