Teacher Mark Jacobson discusses how fixed-mindsets can limit the performance of students. He argues that teachers must actively work to combat fixed-mindset assumptions and support the development of growth mindsets.
Eric Jensen highlights seven issues that disproportionately affect students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds in the classroom. Jensen outlines each of these issues and provides ways for students to address them.
Stanford professor Carol S. Dweck discusses how teachers can promote growth-mindsets in their classrooms, leading to higher confidence among students. She emphasizes that teachers must first create a culture of risk-taking, where it is the process, and not the outcome, that is the most important part of mastering a new concept.
Stanford professor and leading researcher Carol S. Dweck discusses mindsets and how beliefs about intelligence affect learning outcomes. According to her, there are two fundamental mindsets that a student can have about intelligence: it is fixed, or it is fluid and can increase with practice and training. These two mindsets strongly affect students’ perception of their intelligence as well as achievement.
A college football player worked hard to improve his reading skills and stepped out of his comfort zone to join a book club.
YouTube sensation Kid President believes that every person is both a teacher and a student. He gives advice for how to be successful as both.
A young man stands up and talks about the importance of believing in students.