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The effects of Praise on mindset--What do we deem most important--labeling IQ or encouraging effort--How we tag ourselves--and limit ourselves by our view of what it is we want to be--the excuses we absorb wanting to be good enough--

To support Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time.

from Math Coach's Corner

Encouraging Student Self-Reflection

There's more to growth mindset than just praising effort! Student self-reflection helps students see what steps they need to take to grow!