There is a lot of talk at the moment about how we help children learn beyond what the classroom can teach them. It all starts with the mindset that they can improve, grow, and make a positive impact on their lives and the lives of others. Growth mindset is often confused with motivation, and incentives are put in place to motivate children into this mindset. But this is too simplistic. The real underlying turning point is when the child understands their own intelligence and what they can do with it, as this article from Aeon e-magazine describes.
“…the best teachers teach you without you realising that you’ve been taught.”
Here at Advance Youth Now we mentor teens into adopting an entrepreneurial mindset, and allow them to show themselves and the world what they can accomplish given the scope and the tools to think and act like an entrepreneur.
Read more on the Aeon website here.