Growth Mindset versus Fixed Mindset

1st August 2018 by Karen Layman
Growth Mindset versus Fixed Mindset

Carol Dweck has been around for a while, studying and educating others about the growth mindset and how to encourage students and educators to adopt a growth mindset. Here are a couple of videos and discussions around growth mindset that you may be able to apply to your classroom.

Video 1:

The power of believing that you can improve

This TED talk outlines some of the basic principles and evidence to support growth mindset. It is largely US based evidence but still very relevant.

Video 2:

Developing a growth mindset in sport

The second link is about how a growth mindset is relevant to sporting performance.