The Power of Belief – Mindset and Success

Jason FlomEducation, Learning, Student, Whole Child

Here is a great talk by Eduardo Briceno, described on the TEDxManhattanBeach website as “The CEO of Mindset Works, an organization he co-founded with Carol Dweck, Ph.D., Lisa Blackwell, Ph.D., and others to equip people with the core beliefs and learning strategies needed for success.” Below is his talk from that event, which is both inspiring and informative. Transforming students’ … Read More

Fixed vs. Growth Mindsets

Jason FlomBrain, Learning

Mindset, the seminal book by┬áCarol Dweck, a Stanford University psychologist, unpacks the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. In a fixed mindset, the belief is that intelligence is fixed and static. You are smart, or you aren’t. This was the widely accepted theory of cognitive development until a series of experiments in the 50’s and 60’s by … Read More