Date posted: December 1, 2015
“Mindset” has become a popular concept in education and parenting. But, Carol Dweck, whose research into student motivation led to the popularity of the mindset theory, believes that her work is sometimes misinterpreted. Last month, in a talk at Stanford University, she outlined three ways that her work is being misunderstood. Read Growth mindset guru Carol Dweck says teachers and parents often use her research incorrectly for a more accurate idea of effective praise.