Carol Dweck: where growth mindset went wrong | Tes News
There is an interesting twitter thread started by the tes author Jon Severs.
Somewhat worrying that this is not only being introduced to schools but that a wee industry is being built up before implementation is properly understood.
“Teachers have to ask, what exactly is the evidence suggesting?” she explains. “They have to realise it takes deep thought and deep experimentation on their part in the classroom to see how best the concept can be implemented there.
Not something that can be done after a few sessions of in-service then?
I read this Tweet, which subsequently received over 1000 retweets and likes:
When teachers love their jobs, kids notice…
Thanks to @wiobyrne’s newsletter for a link. I think I’ll be coming back to this a few times, a rich vein.
“the chance of people replicating this in schools is very small. Carol Dweck told me that they don’t have a single example of a school successfully changing pupils’ mindsets.”
from: Weekend read: Is growth mindset the new learning styles?
I’ve not really paid much attention to Growth Mindset. I missed Carol Dweck the year she was at SLF but I remember a lot of excitement.
More from the post a quote from Carol Dweck:
“I was asked once, ‘What keeps you up at night?’ It’s the idea that my work – which was designed in opposition to the self-esteem movement – would be used in the way that the self-esteem movement is used.”
Interesting read and Carol Dweck will be a guest on the Tes Podagogy podcast on 18 October I think I’ll huffduff that for a listen.