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US to Research Growth Mindsets in Education

Earlier this year in the US, the White House issued a statement on their website saying that enhancing methods for measuring students’ mindsets should be a key focus in future educational research.   This signals a shift away from the traditional approach of purely assessing students based on their grades, or improvements in grades.   [...]

Mindsets in Education

Mindsets Professor Carol Dweck has written a great book called Mindset – the new psychology of success. In it she speaks of two mindset: Fixed and Growth. In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They spend their time documenting their intelligence or talent instead of developing [...]

By |2012-08-27T14:28:32+10:00August 27th, 2012|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |2 Comments
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