Praise That Makes Learners More Resilient is a very useful, and accessible, article from the Mindset Scholars Network (see Mindset Scholars Network Website Is Key New Resource For Social Emotional Learning).

In fact, it may be one of the best pieces I’ve seen on the topic. It goes beyond the usual short and simple explanations of why and how we should praise effort instead of intelligence (which aren’t wrong — this article just explains it more fully than you’ll find elsewhere).

Here’s an excerpt:


I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How To Best Give Feedback To Students.