Learning Skills

Growth Mindset Strategies



North Tyneside Education Action Zone

Free resources from Mindset Works

Growth mindsets - specialising in maths

Mindshift  How We Learn (USA)

Habits of Mind (James Anderson)

Growth Mindset and Why It Matters




100 Percent Is Overrated (People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant) by James Hamblin (The Atlantic). Telling children they are smart at a young age -- instead of praising their effort -- actually may have negative effects later in life, some education experts say. "When we give kids the message that mistakes are good, that successful people make mistakes, it can change their entire trajectory," Jo Boaler, professor of mathematics education at Stanford University, said at a recent conference. 

Creating the Context for Growth Mindsets in the Classroom by Elizabeth Stein (Education Week).

Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class by Katrina Schwartz (Mind/Shift). How to foster "productive failure" in the classroom. Teachers should encourage students in "productive failure" and praise them for their problem-solving process, even if they come up with the wrong answer, according to research by a Stanford University psychologist. The university offers videos designed to help teachers foster a growth mindset in the classroom. 

What’s Your Learning Disposition? How to Foster Students’ Mindsets by Katrina Schwartz (MindShift)





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