Wilson, D., & Conyers, M. (2018, February 21). Building a Metacognitive Classroom. Retrieved March 10, 2018

Teaching students basic knowledge about the brain’s potential can have a positive impact on their motivation, grit, and achievement. In particular, explicitly teaching them that learning changes the structure and function of their brains can be transformational in building a stronger belief in the value of working hard to master new material.

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