As I journey through my first graduate course in Digital Learning and Leading, working on my growth mindset has become very important. I have been faced with challenges over this course. Looking at things with a growth mindset has helped me to persevere. In developing my growth mindset plan, I looked first at myself. What are the things that I struggle with as far as my growth mindset? I definitely had a fear of failure. Is this the right thing? Am I doing this right? Am I just giving up because it doesn’t work.
Thinking about myself, I realize that I was doing some of the same things as my students. I was encouraging them but not having that same confidence in myself. Telling them that it was OK to fail but not believing it myself. So I am learning to recognize those characteristics in myself and work on change. Writing a blog like this and putting my digital self out there beyond friends on Facebook is a terrifying proposition but here I am.
So as I begin this journey into Digital Learning and Leading I am excited yet nervous but I will continue and reflect on my mindset as I go.
Here is my personal growth mindset plan: