Introduction to Mindset
About Growth Mindset
Learn about what a growth mindset is and why it's important.
How to Teach & Foster Mindsets
Teaching a Growth Mindset
Learn how to talk to students about the brain, and download a growth mindset lesson plan.
Praise the Process, Not the Person
Learn about the kind of praise that promotes a growth mindset, and see it in action.
Learn how to promote mistakes from Carol Dweck and Jo Boaler; watch teachers use this practice in action; and download activity ideas to try in your classroom.
Assessments for a Growth Mindset
Learn about assessments that promote a growth mindset from Jo Boaler.
Math - Give Tasks That Promote Struggle and Growth
Learn from Jo Boaler about how opening up a math task can promote a focus on growth, and see how to turn closed math tasks into open tasks.
Growth Mindset for Parents
Developed in collaboration with Raise The Bar. Parents learn what a growth mindset is, why it’s important, and best practices to support their children in developing this learning belief.
Growth Mindset for Mentors
Developed in collaboration with MENTOR. Mentors can be powerful teachers and reinforcers of growth mindset principles and approaches in the youth they serve. This toolkit can help mentors understand growth mindset and how to apply growth mindset strategies to many of the challenges that youth and adults face in life.
Growth Mindset for Educator Teams
Teachers who have opportunities for sustained, ongoing professional development that is linked to classroom practices are more likely to see meaningful changes in their practices.
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