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Carol Dweck - The Growth Mindset

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Know It All ABCs of Education

Know It All ABCs of Education


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Well-intentioned parents, coaches, and educators do their best to encourage children to succeed. When that encouragement emanates from a fixed mindset, however, rather than a growth mindset, it can be detrimental.

Dr. Carol S. Dweck is the author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Her research has shown that we are raising a generation of children, many of whom do not cope well with loss and who internalize their individual failures rather than using those opportunities as personal development. On this episode of Know-It-All, we'll talk about Mindset, which has changed many an outlook on life, parenting approaches, education strategies, coaching methods, business leadership perspectives, and so on.

Host, Allison R. Brown, is a civil rights attorney and founder of Allison Brown Consulting (ABC), which works with schools and other organizations to create education equity plans and promote educational equity in compliance with federal civil rights law.