Growth Mindset

Monika Bural, Academic Consultant, Literacy 7 - 12

Growth Mindset

Mindset is a simple idea discovered by world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success—a simple idea that makes all the difference. The Growth Mindset presentation is based on Carol Dweck's research.

YouTube Videos on Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck - A Study on Praise and Mindsets
Growth vs Fixed Mindset
The Power of belief -- mindset and success | Eduardo Briceno | TEDxManhattanBeach

Article: Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

PROTOCOLS: Facilitator's Guide for the Adolescent Literacy Guide

Mindset Kit: Lessons on Growth Mindset

"The Mindset Kit will be a free, online resource designed to help educators and parents learn about adaptive academic mindsets, learn practices that promote these mindsets, and download activity ideas."

Lessons on growth mindset:
· The evidence how a growth mindset leads to higher achievement
· Mindsets can change
· Introducing students to the malleable brain
· Explain the neuroscience
· Growth mindset lesson plan
· Never say you’re smart
· Talking process praise with a growth mindset teacher
· A growth mindset means embracing challenge and mistakes
· Make challenge the new comfort zone
· Three ways to celebrate mistakes in class

Articles and Blogs on Growth Mindset


A digital student response system to support assessment for/as learning practices.

“Socrative lets teachers engage and assess their students with educational activities on tablets, laptops and smartphones. Through the use of real time questioning, instant result aggregation and visualization, teachers can gauge the whole class’ current level of understanding.”