About Growth Mindset
Learn what a growth mindset is and why it's important.View first lesson
Number of Lessons 3
Designed For Teachers
Time to Complete 12 min
What is a growth mindset?
Learn what a fixed and growth mindset are, how we measure mindsets, and the consequences of the two mindsets.
The evidence: how a growth mindset leads to higher achievement
See evidence that growth mindset is related to brain activity, higher grades, and higher standardized test scores.
Mindsets can change
When students develop a growth mindset, they do better in school. Learn about the rigorous research showing the power of changing students' mindsets.
Grow your brain.
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