Reinhorn, S., Johnson, S. M., & Simon, N. (2018, March 06). What Do Schools Fostering A Teacher “Growth Mindset” Look Like? Retrieved May 09, 2018

Carol Dweck’s theories about motivation and development have become mainstream in schools since her book, Mindset, was published in 2006. It is common to hear administrators, teachers, parents, and even students talk about helping young learners adopt a “growth mindset” –expecting and embracing the idea of developing knowledge and skills over time, rather than assuming individuals are born with fixed abilities.

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