Nurturing Growth Mindsets: Six Tips From Carol Dweck

By Evie Blad
April 18, 2016

This video is from Carol Dweck’s keynote address at EdWeek’s Leaders to Learn From event in Washington. Dweck addresses her task of correcting misconceptions about her research and its applications in schools.

This Education Week article synthesizes her main points and illustrates the concern that people haven’t fully understood every dimension of Carol Dweck’s growth mindset idea. The author asserts that one of the biggest misconceptions is thinking that boosting students’ mindsets is simply a matter of praising effort rather than results and helping students develop new strategies for approaching content they struggle with.

Source Organization: Education Week

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