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Teacher to Bill Gates: Let Me Show You What Is Really “Hard” Work

Bill Gates recently said that he didn’t realize how hard it was to change education. It is really hard work. He has no idea. Sitting in his …

The power of believing that you can improve

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes …

Self-improvement

Good Videos On A Growth Mindset, The Importance Of Learning From Mistakes & A Lot More

I’ve posted a lot about the importance of a growth mindset (see The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset”) and I’ve also …

Carol Dweck says mindset is not 'a tool to make children feel good'

The woman behind the theory of growth mindset says she is kept awake by some teachers misusing it to “make kids feel good about …

Pedagogy

Introducing students to the malleable brain, Teaching a Growth Mindset

When students first come to understand that learning can <i>rewire the brain and increase their intelligence</i>, they often become more interested in …