Teaching Perseverance and a Growth Mindset
by Alana Pedalino
Watch Scott Davis’s teacher review of the picture-book biography Ordinary People Change the World: I Am Neil Armstrong to learn why he thinks Neil Armstrong is a positive, mindful role model for students.
Perseverance and a growth mindset can help students reach for the stars—just like Neil Armstrong!
Third grade teacher Scott Davis from AmPark Neighborhood School in the Bronx, New York, finds Neil’s mindfulness, gratitude, and teamwork super-inspiring. Watch his review of Ordinary People Change the World: I Am Neil Armstrong to discover how you can introduce your students to the most important elements of a growth mindset.
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