Carol Dweck

Experts break down perimenopause, which can sometimes start in a person's late 30s.
How many times do we look at one aspect of our lives or another — be it weight, stress, or finances — and wish it were different
Was NOVA wise to adopt a Big Tent approach and ignore the post-NCLB educational civil war? NOVA's The School of the Future
However, over a week later, I still notice marked differences in my students' attitudes and how they talk about their process
This new emphasis on student motivation is a very good thing. It is helping reduce the fever that gripped the country during the worst days of the standardized testing movement, when we deluded ourselves into thinking that if we just raised academic standards, America's most struggling students would respond with the increased effort required to meet them.
If your workplace is like most, chances are it's the results that matter most. After all the ability to successfully deliver outcomes -- be it growth and profit, student results or community benefits -- is the point of nearly every organization.
One of the most important ingredients of a successful story is momentum. When you mix momentum with mindset, you root for the achievement of the goal.
One of the biggest sources of that doubt about women's abilities comes from women themselves. The next time you shy away from a promotion or an opportunity in favor of sticking with what you know or what you've been told you're good at, reconsider. Knowing what works can be comfortable. It can also be an easy way to go nowhere.
Millions of educators have figured out important things about what and how to teach under different kinds of conditions -- but no system exists for them to contribute their bit of knowledge to the larger field in ways that help them and their colleagues get smarter and better.
Over the past three generations, theories about self-esteem have dramatically changed. Now the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction and it turns out my grandparents may have been on to something. There is mounting evidence that constant praise may be damaging our grandchildren.
Today's best managers believe that their employees are more than just fixed assets. They have shifted away from the role of commanding boss to supportive coach, by creating space for employees to live great lives and do great work.
What students decide to create cannot be graded. No ifs, ands or buts. By not applying a grade to it, students are allowed to fail. They learn the power of failing forward
There are some techniques parents can use that encourage learning. Parents can give children "the right" kind of help by systematically reinforcing habits that help rather than hinder the learning process.
In the long run, "grit" is simply a combination of two primary traits -- positive self-worth and optimism/hopefulness
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How can our children learn to handle these challenges if we constantly protect them, solve their problems, and always focus on their happiness and finding their passion?
The best praise is focused on a child's effort, not the child's traits, as I wrote in "Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Give Up." The same is true of criticism.