Peter DeWitt is a former teacher and school principal working as an independent education consultant. He writes the Finding Common Ground blog:
In education we love our catch phrases, especially if there are research-based excellent ideas behind them. Unfortunately, as those ideas grow they are like urban legends and take on a cult-like status. It’s just too bad that many of the people who use the ideas probably read or researched very little about them.
There is no one better to explain the Growth Mindset, then the author herself. In her Education Week Commentary (9/22/15) Carol Dweck writes.
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