Right here is a great place to start! Take a look at these resources to learn more about what it means to have a growth mindset and why it's so important for you and your students. As you go through the resources, share any questions you have about growth mindset in Tch Q&A. Let us know your problems of practice with growth mindset and how we can help.
Begin with this video playlist to hear Carol Dweck connect her growth mindset research to examples in practice from our Deeper Learning series.
Next, further understand the power of mindset in the classroom by watching teachers use practices that support growth mindset. Developed in partnership with PERTS (Project for Education Research That Scales) for their Mindset Kit, this playlist blog features two elementary teachers who embrace growth mindset in order to help their students become resilient, independent learners.
Why is a growth mindset so important for learners? Students with a growth mindset are more likely to try new things, even things that seem impossible to them. They’re less likely to say, "I'm just not good at this," or "this task is not for someone like me." In this video, Adriane Davis shows us how she helps her middle school students develop growth mindsets as they engage in engineering design challenges, so that they are more open to the possibility of STEM careers.
Building a classroom culture of growth mindset changes how students approach their learning, and is transformational in helping them build the habits of mind to be successful within and beyond the classroom." Read more...