Great, resource-rich blog on the growth mindset research and applications for teachers. This blog will be another piece in my study of non-cognitive skills or character strengths such as grit, self-control and curiosity. You can see my notes on Paul Tough’s “How Children Succeed” here:
A recent interest of mine has been the Growth Mindset. I have blogged and presented on this topic:
- The Educator and the Growth Mindset
- The Educator with a Growth Mindset: A Staff Workshop
- Growth Mindset: Personal Accountability and Reflection
- How Educators Can Assist Learners in Developing a Growth Mindset
Second, she wrote a children’s book, Making a Splash, and decided to crowdfund its publication through Kickstarter – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/181490972/go-brain-a-childrens-story-to-inspire-life-long-le.
What follows is an interview with Carol about writing and disseminating Making a Splash.
How did you first get interested in the growth mindset?
I’m a PhD student in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. My research is studying how medical students learn to become great surgeons. After I read Carol Dweck’s mindset book, a lot…
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