Growth Mindset

I wanted to see how children coped with challenge and difficulty, so I gave 10-year-olds problems that were slightly too hard for them. Some of them reacted in a shockingly positive way. …. They understood that their abilities could be developed. They had what I call a growth mindset. But other students felt it was… Read More Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset

“When students don’t know how to do something and others do, the gap seems unbridgeable. Some educators try to reassure their students that they’re just fine as they are. Growth-minded teachers tell their students the truth and then give them the tools to close the gap.” Carol S. Dweck, Mindset

Growth

“Every day he tells his students that he is no smarter than they are—just more experienced. He constantly makes them see how much they have grown intellectually—how assignments that were once hard have become easier because of their practice and discipline.” Carol S. Dweck, Mindset