elements of growth mindset

In a previous blog, I talked about fixed vs growth mindsets and shared research about the impacts of mindsets in math. We’ve all seen the effects of fixed mindsets in our classrooms. Students get frustrated, shut down, and believe they aren’t capable of learning. And this happens all too often with word problems.  Today I’m […]

February 21, 2024

Do your students lack a growth mindset with word problems in math?

The Power of Growth Mindset Growth mindset is more than just a catchphrase. It’s a powerful shift we can help students make so they can feel, and be, successful. And there are direct correlations between mindset and achievement.  What exactly is growth mindset?  Carol Dweck, the leading researcher in this groundbreaking work, defines growth mindset […]

December 6, 2023

Sometimes it’s not the math that’s the problem