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Teaching Channel’s Resources about Growth Mindset

Posted on 09/08/2016

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Teaching Channel’s mission External link opens in new window or tab is to create an environment where teachers can watch, share, and learn new techniques to help every student grow.

They believe teachers should have opportunities to learn from each other… whenever they want; and teachers tell them that video has become essential to helping them see a broad range of approaches for working with students and for fostering self-reflection.

One of the sections of their free Web sites is titled Deep Dives in the form of curated collections of content to encourage teachers to look closely, ask questions, make connections to own practice, and learn from and alongside inspiring educators and thought leaders. In the Deep Dive about Growth Mindset External link opens in new window or tab educators can explore and learn more about how to teach, model and foster this concept External link opens in new window or tab established by Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success. According to Dweck, “in a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.”

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Teaching Channel Deep Dive: Growth Mindset External link opens in new window or tab

Mindset – official Web site External link opens in new window or tab