• Your child will probably come home during the year talking about having a "Growth Mindset", but just what does that mean?  Growth Mindset is based on the science of neuroplasticity, or the ability of the brain to create new neural pathways. In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment. Virtually all great people have had these qualities. The video below will give you a quick look at how growth mindset can help students at school.