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Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

25 Feb

An idea that is beginning to gain a lot of favour in educational circles at the moment is the notion of fixed versus growth mindsets, and how they might relate to students and learning. Based on the work of Stanford University psychologist, Carol Dweck, the idea of mindset is related to our understanding of where ability comes from. It has recently been seized upon by educators as a tool to explore our knowledge of student achievement, and ways that such achievement might be improved.

Source: www.edutopia.org

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Posted by on February 25, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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