How we feel toward learning can be a lot more important than what we are actually learning about. When we choose to have a positive attitude our minds open up and learning becomes easier. A positive attitude helps us to feel more alert, thankful, happy, and ready to learn.
We can have more hope, confidence, and energy with a great attitude.
If you are inside a pitch-black cave and flip on your headlamp the space becomes illuminated and bright. This gives you the opportunity to explore. Choosing a positive attitude is like flipping on your headlamp. A negative attitude can leave you feeling grumpy, sad and simply not fun to be around.
Negativity closes your mind and makes it hard to learn.
Grab a piece of paper and write down the letters for the word ATTITUDE. Next, write down the number under each letter that names its position in the alphabet. For example A would be number 1 because it is the first letter of the alphabet. When you have all the numbers written down, add them up. Use your sum to fill in the sentence below.
Choosing a positive attitude toward learning makes a ___________% difference. Attitude is everything!