On Back-to-School Night I shared information regarding the concept of growth mindset and how we were working at school to develop in our students the idea that while we all have certain gifts and talents, it’s hard work and the willingness to persevere that makes us smart. Mindsets toward learning matter as much as the content we teach. According to Carol Dweck, one of the leading researchers in the area of growth mindset, “If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.”
Each month I will be sharing with our families some tips for promoting growth mindset at home. We know that children are more successful when families and schools work together. Here are two tips to get the ball rolling:
How do I Help Promote a Growth Mindset?
According to Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., author of Mindset
, families can do the following:
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