Khan Academy have just unleashed a range of graphics and videos that are designed to support the idea that you can build up your intelligence by embracing the struggle of learning. Could there be a better message to begin the year with!?
Failing is just another word for growing – Just keep going!
In a nutshell, a growth mindset is when students believe their abilities can be developed. A fixed minset is when they think they just have a certain amount of brain power and that is it. Listen to Sal and Dr. Carol Dweck discuss the idea of a growth mindset: