Growth Mindset and Importance of Risk Taking and Failure

For a number of years, people were of the belief that intelligence and other qualities are something that a person is born with. It was suggested that these traits could never be cultivated or developed in a person. Either you were intelligent and talented from the outset or you were not. This kind of mindset […]

You can do it! … something is missing.

As Growth mind-set gains ground in education, there is still a missing link. In the article of Gregg Toppo, Dweck’s words are mentioned that: Teachers misinterpret growth mindset, and that they should praise children’s strategies and explain how these help bring the desired results. This is more than true! Encouraging kids all this time as […]

Attitudes in the classroom (Mindsets in the classroom)

If I don’t practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it. Jascha Heifetz As a teacher what interests me mostly is not having flawless students but students who can easily overcome failure and be persistent. As individuals, children are much more sensitive than adults, a […]