Tag Archives: Dweck

Growth mindset: It’s not magic

One of the barriers to opportunities afforded by education is the mindset of our students. There’s a considerable body of evidence supporting the view that implicit theories of intellect can undermine or improve student motivation in school. Whether the student … Continue reading

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Growth mindset

TED talk on how mindset affects success; explaining Carol Dweck’s research into the benefits of a ‘growth mindset’. The Power of Belief – Mindset and Success: Eduardo Briceno at TED The Evidence Based Teachers Network suggests that “While the evidence … Continue reading

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Dweck’s theory of motivation

Here’s an article on Geoff Petty’s site about Carol Dweck’s work on motivation for learning: Dweck – Theory of motivation Dweck’s ideas helped form the basis of programmes like BLP and the theory is simply explained on the site. The … Continue reading

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