“The path to a growth mindset is a journey, not a proclamation.”

(Dweck, 2015)

The informative article by Jeffrey R. Young and the video by Carol Dweck share insights into the concepts of growth vs. fixed mindset and the power of yet.

The Power of Yet

For me, the key take-aways are: (a) “the power of yet“; and (b) that “[learning outcomes] were muted when the peer norms in a class or school did not value challenge-seeking.”


Dweck, C. (2015). Carol Dweck revisits the growth mindset.  Retrieved 18 Aug 2019 from Education Week: https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/09/23/carol-dweck-revisits-the-growth-mindset.html

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