Keep Trying

Keep trying! You might not be able to do it yet, but if you keep practicing you will get it. This is the message in the mini-book Keep Trying. Using the context of learning the monkey bars, the two sisters show that learning something new can be hard, but that’s when we learn the most. Researchers have found that when people believe that they can develop their abilities or intelligence through effort and persistence they have a “growth mindset,” and tend to achieve more than people who think they can’t do much to change their abilities. New brain science also tells us that when we try to do new or challenging things our brains grow!