Sunday, 26 November 2017 14:12

    Praise Effort, Not Smarts - Growth Mindset

    The terms "fixed mindset" and "growth mindset" were first introduced by Professor Carol Dweck. Simply put, students with a fixed mindset are more afraid to fail since they perceive their skills as something "absolute". This makes failure practically unbearable, especially in social situations like in a classroom. Students with a growth mindset see failure as a growth opportunity.

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