GROWTH MINDSET IN THE CLASSROOM

Hatice Uluduz, Ilhan Gunbayi

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Mindsets are our beliefs and thoughts about ability, traits, intelligence and success. A student with a growth mindset thinks that intelligence is malleable whilst a student with a fixed mindset thinks that intelligence is stable. Students with fixed mindsets do not put much effort into learning. Dweck formed the concept of mindset in 2006 after many years of researching mindset. In recent research, many interventions on mindset were undertaken and results showed that growth mindset is worth examining. The purpose of this study is to review literature about growth mindset related to learning, explore the effect of interventions on growth mindset and examine what teachers can do to encourage a growth mindset in children.

 

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mindset, growth mindset, fixed mindset, intervention

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