Growth mindset versus fixed mindset

The video below summarises the results of a research by Carol Dweck. The difference in mindset determines the results young teenagers score in school.

a child can feel that something is too hard for him or her. It is helpful to aid the child to think “I can’t do it yet as opposed to I can’t do it”.

Gifted child? Is it a cheetah?

Parents and teachers of gifted children can gain a lot of insight by reading the article below. The article was originally a speech held by Stephanie Tolan at a conference on giftedness. The metaphor of the cheetah is a beautiful metaphor for the gifted child. If there is recognition for the child and his/her giftedness … Lees meer