Mindset

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Growth Mindset and Children’s Health

For at least the last decade, educators have understood the powerful connection between mindset and achievement — that when students believe they can …

Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions

By Eduardo BriceñoA growth mindset is the understanding that personal qualities and abilities can change. It leads people to take on challenges, …

Pedagogy

Carol Dweck Explains The ‘False’ Growth Mindset That Worries Her

Carol Dweck has become the closest thing to an education celebrity because of her work on growth mindset. Her research shows that children who have a …

Research

A Mindset "Revolution" Sweeping Britain's Classrooms May Be Based On Shaky Science

The "growth mindset" phenomenon has swept through schools over the last 20 years and purportedly explains everything from Michael Jordan's success to Enron's failure. But the research behind it contains worrying errors.<p>Posted on January 14, 2017, 08:08 GMT<p>Michael Jordan didn’t make his high school …

Is Mindset Theory, a Wildly Popular Idea in Education, Really in Trouble?

Earlier today, I published a blog post in which I aggregated a BuzzFeed article by Tom Chivers about so-called mindset theory.Mindset theory, which …

What Can We Learn From Dweck's Growth Mindset?

What Can We Learn from Dweck’s ‘Growth Mindset’ Theory?<p>1 February 2017<p>Author: Alex Quigley<p>In education we are prone to seek out quick fixes. We are …

25 Simple Ways To Develop A Growth Mindset

<b>25 Simple Ways To Develop A Growth Mindset</b><p>by <b>Saga Briggs</b>, InformED<p>What if your true learning potential was unknown, even unknowable, at best?<p>What if …

Why We Don’t Pursue Our Dreams

There are opportunities in life where you have to take a moment to pause and reflect on the journey. Standing on the iconic red circle rug on the …

How To Cultivate A Growth Mindset In Your Classroom

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Teaching

Building a Positive Mindset One Word at a Time

In her book <i>The Days Between</i>, Marcia Falk provides a set of words she uses to create poems about optimism and gratitude. What a marvelous activity for …

How to escape education's death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, …

John Hattie's 9 Mindframes for Visible Learning Educators

Is Growth Mindset the new Brain Gym?

Earlier this month, an article on the Guardian website told us the following:Schools and teachers across the world have embraced Carol Dweck’s theory …

Teaching

Helping Struggling Students Build a Growth Mindset

As researchers and teacher educators, we have found that a gift many effective educators give struggling students is a practical and optimistic …

Growth mindset: practical tips you may not have tried yet

Struggling to inspire a growth mindset in your students? Try going stealth, taking different paths and talking to parents<p>Schools and teachers across the world have embraced Carol Dweck’s theory of growth mindset in the hope of helping students to fulfil their potential. Popular strategies include …

Teaching

Growth mindset theory is 'overplayed' and could be harmful, geneticist warns

The TES is reporting that a leading geneticist has challenged the growth mindset theory warning that it is “greatly overplayed” and could even be …

A Growth Mindset in Math - blog - Mike Anderson

Last evening I dislodged myself from home and made the 30-minute drive to Exeter High School to hear a talk given by Dr. Jo Boaler, Professor of …

BBC Radio 4 - Mind Changers, Carol Dweck and Growth Mindset

Claudia Hammond presents the history of psychology series which examines the work of the people who have changed our understanding of the human mind. This week she interviews Carol Dweck, who identified that individuals tend towards a fixed or a growth mindset regarding what they can learn and …

Growth Mindset Archives

There is a really damaging myth that pervades the US/UK and other countries – the idea that some people are born with a “math brain” and some are …

How to Integrate Growth Mindset Messages Into Every Part of Math Class

Catherine Good has experienced stereotype threat herself, although she didn’t know it at the time. She started her academic career in pure math, …

Teaching

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Project Based Learning as Mindset – from Beth Holland

This post first appeared on the EdTech Researcher blog at Education Week.<p>I had a fascinating conversation with a few teachers the other day. Though …

Math mindsets

Originally Shared on:<p><b>Growth Mindsets in Math are important for student learning.</b><p>Our youngest students are often very excited about learning math. But …

How Microsoft Uses a Growth Mindset to Develop Leaders

Research shows that managers see far more leadership potential in their employees when their companies adopt a growth mindset — the belief that talent should be developed in everyone, not viewed as a fixed, innate gift that some have and others don’t. But what are those organizations doing to …

Carol Dweck Revisits the 'Growth Mindset'

Commentary<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>For many years, I secretly worked on my research. I say “secretly” because, once upon a time, …

K-12

20 Scientific Truths About Success (Some May Surprise You)

Sometimes the reality of what creates success can be quite different from what you've been taught.<p>We all grow up dreaming of what we will become. Visions of grandeur are commonplace, because when you are a kid, you have nothing but time and pure hope.<p>But as we age, the messages we get about success …

Self-improvement

'Makerspaces' balance, challenge for test-heavy curriculums

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Fifth-grader Bella Bartlomi sits at a table full of circuits and small robots, trying to connect the right circuits to make a small wheel spin. Instructors are standing by in the room, called a "makerspace," but let the students at the suburban Kansas City elementary school …