4 Ways to Encourage a Growth Mindset in the Classroom from Edsurge

3 12 2014

Encouraging growth mindset should be our constant focus in the classroom. This comes in direct contrast to how the older teachers were trained. The Edsurge blogpost gives s good summary.

In summary
1) set micro goals to encourage constant, small progress.
2) praise efforts and strategies rather than ability.
3) help students focus on the process of learning.
4) design cooperative rather than competitive or individualistic tasks.




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