• Education Resource: RSA ANIMATE: How To Help Every Child Fulfill Their Potential

    In an inspiring and informative video, educationalist Carol Dweck explains how the wrong kind of praise actually harms young people

    By Eric Messinger

    Last night my son had a prolonged meltdown/blow-up over school work. This morning I attended a meeting for 7th grade parents at his middle school, in which the principal focused the conversation on just the kind of issues my son is wrestling with. (I guess he’s not alone.) They presented a relevant animated video based on the work of educationalist Carol Dweck about what she calls fixed mindsets versus growth mindsets. What a revelation! I share below. –Eric Messinger, Editor

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