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Growth Mindset in Maths?

“Students tend to have more of a fixed view of maths skills than of other intellectual skills” – Carol Dweck

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The Science of happiness

What makes someone happy? A famous study, conducted almost forty years ago, found that Lottery winners tend not to be happier than everyone else.

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Growth Mindset Stories and science part 5

Our latest feature in our Growth Mindset Stories and Science looks at both anecdotal and experimental evidence behind the importance of mindset.

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10 Ways to give better feedback

Giving feedback can be a double-edged sword. The Sutton Trust reports that if it is done right, it can be one of the most effective ways to help

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Mindset, Grit, Resilience - The New Eskimo Snow?

In the 1880s, anthropologist Franz Boaz was travelling in Northern Canada, living with a local Inuit tribe. He noted that that they had many words

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6 Common Mistakes When Asking For Feedback

Feedback is a tricky thing. If done correctly, it can help learners to ensure that they are on the right path and to help them make improvements.

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5 Ways to Manage Perfectionism

Teenagers often feel under great pressure to be perfect. Perfectly smart. Perfect looks. Perfect at sport. Perfect at socialising. Unfortunately,

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Helping Microsoft Develop a Growth Mindset

How do big companies develop a collective growth mindset?  Microsoft are currently spending a lot of time, energy and effort on fostering a

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The world of psychology and body language exploded into the mainstream landscape in 2010 with Professor Amy Cuddy’s TED talk on ‘Power Poses’.

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Strategies to Develop a Growth Mindset

What are we more in awe of; natural ability or hard work? A lot of people in education and sport claim to really value the importance of growth

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