Support students in believing that they can develop their talents and abilities through hard work, good strategies, and help from others.
- Schools are developing rubrics to guide them in helping students develop social and emotional skills, creativity, and growth mindset.
- A four-part framework for teaching personal narrative writing, which can help students understand themselves and their world.
- Makerspaces build students’ cognitive abilities while fostering independence, perseverance, and self-regulation.
- Use these novels to teach learning from loss and overcoming adversity to your middle schoolers and high school freshmen.
- Larry Ferlazzo discusses practical classroom strategies to reinforce four qualities that have been identified as critical to helping students motivate themselves: autonomy, competence, relatedness, and relevance.
- Find information about growth mindset, discover how learning mindsets can affect student performance, and explore strategies that support student confidence.
- Veteran researchers present five strategies—like maintaining success files and allowing choice—to help struggling students develop a positive attitude needed for success.
- A new study shows how a growth mindset helps students cope with academic setbacks.
- Thanks to the wonders of neuroplasticity, adolescents are primed to improve their performance in school—and beyond. Here’s how to help.
- Resources related to building the skills young people need to confront adversity, cope with challenges, and persevere to attain goals.
- You can have students use an old technology—ballpoint pens—to keep their mistakes and revisions, and their learning, visible.
- Examples of a false growth mindset include praising effort over progress, affirming students' potential without enabling them, and blaming their mindset instead of refocusing it.
- Pushing our students to adopt a growth mindset is an easy call. Adopting one ourselves is harder.
- Learn more about how mindset can affect learning with this collection of videos—for everyone from preschoolers to parents.