Having a “growth mindset” is very important for all learners to have, but is especially needed when it comes to being a maker, and completing S.T.E.A.M. Challenges. Having a growth mindset makes it possible to take feedback, learn from experience, and come up with strategies to improve.
Media classes are a perfect time to practice your growth mindset skills. In the Media Center we celebrate successes and failures, as it shows that we are learning and trying new things. Many of the most useful inventions were actually mistakes!