Quiz Yourself: Does This Classroom Feedback Promote a Growth Mindset?

The Education Week Research Center worked with a panel of experts to create a list of classroom praise sentences that either promote growth mindsets or trigger fixed mindsets. See if you can sort them out and see how teachers responded in our nationwide survey by taking this quiz.

Quiz Yourself: Does This Classroom Feedback Promote a Growth Mindset?

The Education Week Research Center worked with a panel of experts to create examples of praise that either promote growth mindsets or trigger fixed mindsets in students. See if you can sort them out and see how teachers responded in our nationwide survey.

Report: Mindset in the Classroom: A National Study of K-12 Teachers

Related: Teachers Seize On 'Growth Mindset,' But Crave More Training


Coverage of learning mindsets and skills is supported in part by a grant from the Raikes Foundation, at www.raikesfoundation.org. Education Week retains sole editorial control over the content of this coverage.

Coverage of learning mindsets and skills is supported in part by a grant from the Raikes Foundation, at www.raikesfoundation.org. Education Week retains sole editorial control over the content of this coverage.