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Here’s What My Students Think Of A Growth Mindset


A few days ago, I wrote an extremely popular post, I Did My Best Job Teaching A “Growth Mindset” Today – Here’s The Lesson Plan.

Part of that lesson plan was giving students a short period of time to read about Growth Mindset research and respond to a prompt.

Here are a few responses:

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Dweck two

I’m adding this post to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset”

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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


  1. Hello Larry,
    I’m one of your “fans”. Yes, I love all the resources you are always providing on this site. I admire you and I’m always thinking how you are able to have time to do all the things you do. Your telling us how your lesson on Growth Mindset went is so interesting. Please continue getting so many great ideas and a big “Thank YOU” for sharing them with us, English teachers.

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