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2016 Global Education Symposium: A Conversation about Growth Mindset

Explore how "growth mindset" may hold the key to narrowing achievement gaps and fostering resilience.

When students think that intelligence is determined at birth, they tend to avoid challenges and give up faster. But when they believe that intelligence can develop over time, they try harder and perform better. Dr. David Yeager and Lisa Quay of the Mindset Scholars Network explore how the latter perspective, known as a “growth mindset,” may hold the key to narrowing achievement gaps and fostering resilience.