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The Power of Mindset: A Student Perspective

The Power of Mindset: A Student Perspective

Does what you think about your ability really matter?  If you had asked me that question a few years ago, my response would have been, “No, not really.”  But over the past two years, I've changed from the negative, stressed-out, perfectionist teenage girl I was my freshman year to the joyful person I am today. Now, my response is much different.  

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Transforming School from Performance to Learning

Transforming School from Performance to Learning

Most parents, teachers, and schools encourage students to perform as best as they can, but it turns out that a focus on performance can hinder learning, improvement, and, ironically, performance.

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The Power of Believing You Can Improve

The Power of Believing You Can Improve

We are pleased to share that Dr. Dweck spoke at TEDxNorrkoping in Sweden!  In this November 2014 talk, Dr. Dweck discusses a growth mindset and the power of "yet" in schools.

Read a short exerpt from her talk below!

 

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Diane DeStefano
When I taught in the inner city in the early 80s, there was the idea that the students would always be behind students in wealthie... Read More
Friday, 30 January 2015 17:09
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The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success: Eduardo Briceño at TEDx Manhattan Beach

The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success: Eduardo Briceño at TEDx Manhattan Beach

622612 10151184368899590 973553884 oOur very own Eduardo Briceño, CEO of Mindset Works delivered a TEDx talk in Manhattan Beach!

Click below to view the talk.  Please view it, share it, and like it!

TEDx Talk Summary:  The way we understand our intelligence and abilities deeply impacts our success. Based on social science research and real life examples, Eduardo Briceño articulates how mindset, or the understanding of intelligence and abilities, is key.

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Eduardo Briceño
Debbie. Thanks for your kind words. I’m glad you liked the talk. Yes, I definitely worked very hard, and got lots of help from ... Read More
Thursday, 10 January 2013 21:11
Janna Peskett
Great presentation Ed! I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Thursday, 17 January 2013 22:39
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