Growth Mindsets Vs. Fixed Mindset

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Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset A “growth mindset” is believing that you are not born with or with out a specific set of skills, but that the skills can be learned and that as you learn new things your intelligence grows and expands. With the growth mindset the “Students View of Intelligence Can Help Grades” by Michelle Trudeau, says that “You can learn. You can stretch. You can keep mastering new things.” The growth mindset is important because it has been proven that children with it do better in school, as seen in the study preformed by research psychologist Carol Dweck. The study took several hundred students over the course of two years and examined their math grades. The results showed that over the two year period children with the
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