Growth Mindset

Articles

Spoiled Rotten – Why do kids rule the roost?
What values do we convey by turning our homes into warehouses for dolls? By assigning our kids chores and then rewarding them when they screw up?

The New York Times – The Hundred-Year Childhood
Childhood, it is often said, is a recent invention. Children used to be treated as small adults to be put to work as soon as possible…Then came the 20th century and the idea that children are fundamentally different from adults and should be treated accordingly.

The Way We Gather – By Marta Donahue
“Transformation occurs when we focus on the structure of how we gather and the context in which the gatherings take place; when we work hard on getting the questions right; when we choose depth over speed and relatedness over scale.” – Peter Block, Community

Websites/Blogs

How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset?
Mindset Online

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives
BrainPickings.org

How Not to Talk to Your Kids
New York Magazine

The Praise a Child Should Never Hear
Wall Street Journal

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