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Study Finds That Bilingualism Supports A Growth Mindset


Bilingualism changes children’s beliefs is the headline of an article in Science Daily about a new study that I think is very, very interesting — and it makes sense.

The study basically found that learning another language promotes the belief that more things can be learned and fewer abilities are innate — a key tenet of a growth mindset.

Here’s an excerpt:


I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset” and to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual Or Multilingual.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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