Hamilton Elementary School


2018/19 Growth Mindset

Growth mindset refers to a learning theory developed by Dr Carol Dweck. It revolves around the belief that you can improve intelligence, ability and performance. Research has shown that mindset is malleable. This means that by helping students to develop a growth mindset, we can help them to become resiliant learners.

This idea of developing a growth mindset is a popular one and there are many books and authors who have conducted research and produced resources on them.  Below is a selection of resources that might be useful:

  • Carol Dweck - author, researcher
  • Big Life Journal - produces a variety of resources