Mindset Matters - Neuroscience - Lesson #1

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Elementary Lesson – Your Brain is Like A Muscle – Class Dojo Lesson

Please start by sharing this video with your students

Instructions: First, watch the video - http://vid.ly/3c0x2k

  1. After watching the video, think about how Mojo felt and his learning challenges. Identify one way you have felt like Mojo.
  2. List 5 things that can make your brain stronger.
  3. Make a poster to illustrate how your brain can get stronger.

Secondary Lesson – What Is Neuroplasticity?

Please start by sharing this video with your students

Instructions: First, watch the video

  1. After watching the video, consider a time when you rewired your brain. You may not have known it at the time, but you now know that it it is possible to go from non-learner to learner.
  2. List 5 activities you have mastered since you were born. (Hint: reading)
  3. List 5 new activities you would like to master.
  4. Make a poster illustrating both.