Growth Mindset Lesson Plan - by Khan Academy and PERTS

This lesson plan offers several fun activities that can teach youth that intelligence can be developed and that their minds are malleable. Great for mentors, teachers, and others working with youth in groups or even one-on-one.

Khan Academy and PERTS created this lesson together in order to provide a few activities to introduce students to the concept that intelligence can be developed. By the end of this lesson, students will understand:

  • Intelligence can be developed
  • The brain is malleable
  • Doing challenging work is the best way to make the brain stronger and smarter

These activities can be used by mentors, teachers, youth workers, and others in group and one-on-one settings. The material is perfect for adults who are looking for ways to talk about growth mindset with youth and convey the concepts in fun and easy-to-understand ways. 

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