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Martin Burrett

Study finds popular 'growth mindset' educational interventions aren't very effective - 29 views

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    "A new study co-authored by researchers at Michigan State University and Case Western Reserve University found that "growth mindset interventions," or programmes that teach students they can improve their intelligence with effort - and therefore improve grades and test scores - don't work for students in most circumstances."
Martin Burrett

Analytical research questions effectiveness of Mindset as an educational intervention - 19 views

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    "A major research publication recently released in the journal "Psychological Science" has called into question the notion of mindsets in academic achievement outcomes. The theory holds that individuals with growth mindsets (beliefs that attributes are malleable with effort) enjoy many positive outcomes-including higher academic achievement-while their peers who have fixed mindsets experience negative outcomes."
Martin Burrett

Metacognition & the Growth Mindset by Rebecca Tusingham - 19 views

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    "Metacognition or 'thinking about thinking', as I like to call it, forms the basis of the Growth Mindset theory. As a society we seem to have moved away from the truth that no matter what your starting point you can always make a huge amount of progress if you apply the right kind of effort over time. Struggle is a natural part of learning, take a shortcut and you don't learn as much; why then do we equate struggle with failure?"
Lauren Rosen

Why Growth Mindsets Are Necessary to Save Math Class - The Atlantic - 36 views

  • Students with a “growth” mindset are those who believe that their ability is not “fixed” and that failure is a natural part of learning. These are the students who perform at higher levels in math and in life. But students don’t get the opportunity to see math as a growth subject if they mainly work on short, closed questions accompanied by frequent tests that communicate to them that math is all about performance and there is no room for failure.
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    Looking at math as reasoning and not just answering questions builds a growth mindset
Lauren Rosen

Growth Mindset: Personal Accountability and Reflection | User Generated Education - 65 views

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    Jackie Gerstein's growth mindset infographic with reflective questions for students.
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