Even Geniuses Work Hard

By Carol S. Dweck
December 18, 2014

In this paper, Carol Dweck brings to attention how research has shown that when students have a fixed mindset, they value looking smart over learning. Her research shows that students with a growth mindset—those who believe that their intelligence can be developed—are eager learners. Dweck argues for building a culture of risk taking that builds students long-term resilience and success as well as provides different ways for students to experience as sense of progress in their learning.

Source Organization: Educational Leadership

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