This article talks about Carol Dweck’s efforts to clarify and add meaning to her work on mindsets. The article includes six suggestions that are taken from a recent keynote speech made by Dweck in Washington, D.C.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, March 14, 2016Description:
Stanford researcher Carol Dweck clearly tapped into a powerful and compelling idea when she linked the concept of growth mindsets to academic success. As fans of Dweck’s research can quickly explain, people with fixed mindsets see strengths and skills as inate traits, like eye color. You’re either born with them, or you’re not. But people with growth mindsets recognize that the brain can grow and change through effort, and they embrace failures as opportunities for developing new strategies and approaches to learning content and concepts they find challenging.
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