Sparks, S. (2019, May 28). Building Growth Mindset in the Classroom: Assignments from Carol Dweck. Retreived January 15, 2020.

Growth mindsets aren’t just for students. It helps for teachers to have a growth mindset about their students’ mindsets, too. A teacher’s classroom approach shapes whether their students believe they are born with fixed academic skills or can grow them through practice and experience, according to Carol Dweck, the Stanford University researcher who pioneered the study of academic mindsets.

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