Educational Self Reflection

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Educational Self-Analysis Growing up I had this mindset where I believed that if I put effort into everything I did, I could accomplish anything and everything. According to Dweck in our society there are two different types of mindsets, fixed and growth mindsets, students that have a fixed mindset believe they are only limited to a little amount of knowledge while students with a growth mindset believe through effort and trying anything is possible (Dweck 1). When I was younger school was not difficult at all for me, I had high writing scores, I accomplished high reading levels, and my brain was always learning new things. But, somewhere along it changed and school was not my interest. High school starts, everything is going well my grades …show more content…
To start off with my weaknesses I would say my biggest weakness is my lack of concentration. I have difficulty focusing in class. One second I will be focusing on the assignment the teacher is talking about then out of the blue I will be thinking about what I am going to eat or what I did last week. I then am completely lost on the subject we are learning. Another weakness is I tend to talk during an assignment and I then get lost on what to do. One of my strengths is that I’m very outspoken; if the teacher was to ask a question and everyone is too embarrassed to answer I would be the one to answer the question. Another strength is that I am motivated and determined to always do my best. I will motivate myself to try my hardest and strive for bigger and …show more content…
I was never able to see my mother; she worked two full time jobs and went to school. My grandparents and aunt raised me; my mom was always on the go. My mother always worked hard for everything, seeing my mom work hard really did help me to appreciate the value of things. Her motivation to get school done and become a registered nurse really stemmed my motivation. If she could do it, I knew I could too. Things then started to change, I started to get whatever is was that I wanted. I felt as if my mother was only giving me all these things because she felt awful for never being around when I was younger. My mindset then went back to fixed, I was not trying for anything. I knew my mother would just hand it over. After my mother realized what she was doing she then had me working for every little thing I had coming my way. I am now a very hard worker and I will always work hard for the things I need or want. All I want is for my mom to look at me and be proud at what she has raised. There might be a possibility that my mother was only giving me everything I wanted and then stopped to show me a life lesson. To always work hard for the necessities you may need in

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