This article reports on the results from an Education Week poll of K-12 teachers asking them about their familiarity with the topic and their readiness to use if effectively in their teaching. The result was that a majority of teachers surveyed were familiar with the idea of the growth mindset but an even greater majority wanted more professional development on the topic.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, September 20, 2016Description:
As enthusiasm about “growth mindset” spreads across schools, researchers who popularized the idea are concerned that teachers might not have the resources or understanding to use it effectively in their classrooms. And teachers themselves seem to be well aware of the gap between knowing about growth mindset and having the skills to incorporate it into their classroom strategies.Read the full article here!