This article talks about the importance of having a “growth mindset” in supporting a developmental approach to learning. The article also quotes research that indicates that students with a growth mindset ultimately achieve at higher levels that those who do not.Source:
Chris Frank and Dave Paunesku, eSchool News, May 10, 2016Description:
Great teachers have long known what research is beginning to prove: an individual’s mindset — as much, or even more so than ability — can have a profound impact on their success in school and beyond. But until recently, noncognitive skills like perseverance and self-motivation sat at the periphery of an education debate centered on the measurement of skills like reading and math. That is beginning to change.
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