A growth mindset may be important for students, but it also applies to teachers. This can be particularly true in terms of educational equity. "Equity discussions need to focus not only on race, but also on factors such as socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, family background, disability, and religious beliefs, because they all bring different experiences to the educational setting," says Dr. Michael Moody.Source:
Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, August 29, 2018Description:
"Attitudes can influence education. Most teachers would arguably acknowledge that a student’s attitude toward his studies will influence his or her engagement and, ultimately, academic outcomes. Fostering a growth mindset in students can have an effect on these results....However, teacher mindsets are important as well. Teachers can sometimes express a subtle bias in dealing with students whose races, backgrounds, or beliefs differ from their own, and as a result, they may be unaware of these attitudes or the way they are affecting the classroom."Read the full article here!