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Here Are The Movie Scenes That Readers Have Said Demonstrate A Growth Mindset – & I’m Still Looking For More


Last night, I asked readers to recommend movie scenes that demonstrated a growth mindset.

Here is what they’ve come up with so far:

Mrs. Waters suggests these first two:

Judith Dubois recommends this one:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. This is my favorite from Meet the Robinsons – I show it to my GT students as a reminder that you learn from failure.

  2. I like this one as it shows that you don’t always realize how much you have learned:

    I worry about using Star Wars because The Force is repeatedly described as something you are born with, not something you learn. It comes from a very fixed mindset perspective.

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