Daily SEL Lesson – Growth Mindset 4/16

Welcome to the CLS Daily SEL lesson. Each day, Monday through Friday, we will provide a new social-emotional learning lesson designed to build emotional intelligence and resilience. There will be a lesson for elementary students and a lesson for secondary students that include media (videos, audios, or text) and simple step-by-step instructions.

We hope that the lessons are helpful to you and your children.

Weekly Focus: Growth Mindset

Elementary Lesson – The Magic of Mistakes


  1. Click on the link and watch the video.
  2. Answer the questions below:
  3. How did Mojo feel when he could not build the robot?
  4. How would you feel if you were like Mojo and struggled to build the robot?
  5. How can mistakes be a good thing?
  6. Draw a picture that illustrates how mistakes. can be helpful

Secondary Lesson – Embrace the Shake Video


  1. Watch the video. The doctor told this man when he was younger that he had a brain condition that would keep his hand shaking no matter what..so he embraced the shake and became an artist.
  2. Describe his mindset. Is it fixed? Is it growth?
  3. What have you learned from this video?
  4. What can you embrace about yourself and turn it into something positive? Write a one page explanation. Be personal. Be creative.