Students who believe their intelligence is not "fixed" and can be improved are said to have a "growth mindset." Below are the latest stories and opinion essays on this concept, including archives and special reports.
Based on exclusive results from an original national survey, this Education Week Research Center report examines the concept of growth mindset as well as key misconceptions that could undermine its effectiveness. (September 21, 2016)
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