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The Educator and the Growth Mindset

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blogs.kqed.org Getty Neuroscience may seem like an advanced subject of study, perhaps best reserved for college or even graduate school. Two researchers from Temple
minnesota.cbslocal.com Praising kids comes naturally to most parents -- and it’s been encouraged for all of us. But some praise might be better than others. And some kinds of praise could actually hold kids back.
community.mindsetworks.com Blogger and educator Larry Ferlazzo partners with Carol Dweck, Ph.D. and Lisa Sorich Blackwell, Ph.D in this article.This blog post is re-posted from Larry Ferlazzo's blog.As Professor Carol Dweck -- one of the authors of today's guest response and the developer of the Growth Mindset concept -- has written elsewhere:Individuals with a fixed mindset...
blogs.kqed.org New research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential.
blogs.kqed.org Parenting these days is patrolled by the language police. Sometimes it seems like the worst thing you could ever say to a kid is “Good job!” or the dreaded, “Good girl!” Widely popularized psychological research warns about the “inverse power of praise” and the importance of “unconditional parenting.” What are these researchers really getting at? Are the particular words we use to talk to our kids so important? And how do we convey positive feelings without negative consequences?
blogs.kqed.org Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s work on growth mindsets has dominated much of the attention around how students can influence their own learning. But there are other ways to help students tap into their own motivation, too. Here are a few other important mindsets to consider.
www.edutopia.org To engage your students with their own development as writers, motivate them to care by showing your own interest and engagement with their process.
www.youtube.com For over a decade Carol Dweck and her team studied the effects of praise on students. This study involved a series of experiments on over 400 5th graders fro...
www.brainpickings.org How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love. "If you imagine less, less will b
99u.com When we welcome the creative struggle we're more likely to succeed.
www.forbes.com The psychologist Carol Dweck tells you how, in five simple steps.
www.sparringmind.com In all my time as a substitute teacher for elementary school, perhaps nothing out of the mouths of babes disappointed me as much as this: “But Mr. Greg, girls aren’t good at math like boys are.” From one of my favorite students no less. It was disheartening to hear. At such a young age, abilities in subjects like