Posts Tagged: growth mindset

I can’t…yet.

These days, I’m hearing the word "yet" added to all sorts of sentences. Two years ago, the whole Burlington High School faculty read Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. These first few weeks of the school year, it has been so clear that Burlington High School’s teachers are taking the growth mindset very seriously.

Proficiency-Based Learning and the Growth Mindset: A Classroom Example

In the last couple of weeks, I’ve had a number of conversations with teachers about proficiency-based learning, the growth mindset, and student engagement. The work of Greg Van Houten, a physics teacher I worked with at Prospect Hill Academy, is a great example of how to bring these to life in the classroom.