As an educator, I have a drive to constantly improve my teaching skills. It is imperative that I never stop learning about HOW people learn, and how I can best help them along that road.
Dr. Carol Dweck’s research into the topic is fascinating and so important for educators, and really everyone to consider. We all have the capacity to learn, but what propels some while others hold back? Her answer is our mindset, whether we have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset.
This video is about ten minutes long, and very informative. I would love to hear your thoughts on it, and on fixed v. growth mindset in general.