Carol Dweck on The Effort Effect - "Excessive concern with looking smart keeps you from making bold, visionary moves. If you’re afraid of making mistakes, you’ll never learn on the job, and your whole approach becomes defensive: ‘I have to make sure I don’t screw up.’” #fixedvgrowth
Newell's Nook features this colorful poster with the acronym MATH: Mistakes Allow Thinking to Happen. It is a tool for teachers who teach growth mindset in their classrooms and support students in seeing the power of mistakes in the learning process. It's a reminder that all mathematical thinking is valuable and can help us learn!