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Tag Archives: Yeager
Growth mindset: What interventions might work and what probably won’t?
Whether discussed under the guise of ‘resilience’, ‘grit’ or ‘character’, there appears to be a great appetite for psychologically manipulating pupils’ personalities or their attributions about school. One concept which has particularly captured the imagination of teachers and school leaders … Continue reading
Posted in Psychology for teachers Tagged Coe, Growth mindset, Psychology, Yeager 19 Comments
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
Posted in Psychology for teachers Tagged Dweck, Growth mindset, Yeager 15 Comments