Posts Tagged ‘hard work’

Super Story of Growth Mindset by a Woman Engineer

As we note in SMART Strengths, a growth mindset is critical to learning, and teachers, parents, and coaches can help students develop growth mindsets. Both teaching neural plasticity and telling stories that model growth mindsets at work help tip young people (and adults!) away from fixed mindsets and toward growth. Here’s a great story for teachers […]

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Learning Always Requires Hard Work

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my Dad’s admonition to Work Hard and Have a Good Time. But, sometimes as we watch others, it doesn’t seem that way. It seems they learn easily. Let’s consider why. Pretend you have been assigned to write a few paragraphs about the following prompt: “It is not true […]

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