Essay about Learning Is The Key Way For Gain Intelligence

828 Words Jun 17th, 2015 4 Pages
As a student, I don’t think much about how a brain handles all the information I gather while being in control of every bit of my body. Learning is said by many to be important for young ones as it will help their brains grow and so they won’t fall behind. This is usually said by parents, and their children usually fall behind due to their mindset, not failed attempts in learning. A mindset is what every student has and it shows how they are gaining knowledge or intelligence in classes. Two mindsets are in place in school: a fixed mindset where students are afraid of challenges and going further with learning because they don’t have the ability to become intelligent, and a growth mindset where students believe learning is the key way to gain intelligence and will take on challenges. After some consideration, I have come to the conclusion that I have a growth mindset as I do believe learning is the path to being smarter and, unlike those with a fixed mindset, will take on difficult challenges in attempts to strengthen my knowledge. In the time it took for me to consider if I had either a fixed or growth mindset, I had to look back at my past mistakes and failures throughout grade, middle, and high school. The first thing that came to mind was how well I could do in math. In Algebra II, I would not do any of the homework and passed the class with a B- as my grade while in Pre-Calculus, I would actually do all of the homework and I ended the class with an A-. I understood…

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