Changing Mindsets, Motivating Students with Carol Dweck

In a webinar hosted by EdWeek on 11/5 at 2 pm ET, renowned psychologist Carol Dweck discusses how teachers can change the way they praise and challenge students to boost motivation and engagement. Through her intensive research, Dweck has found that students who believe intelligence is a fixed quality are more likely to avoid challenging tasks, while students who believe intelligence can be developed with effort tend to be more successful. Dweck discusses some of the most common mistakes teachers make in trying to motivate students and details strategies for promoting a “growth mindset” rather than “fixed mindset” in the classroom. Learn More