Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Malcolm Ocean is the founder of a company called “Complice,” advertised as a “startup changing how people relate to their ambition.” He offers an interesting essay on “applied growth mindset”, in which he recognizes the difference between knowing what growth mindset means and using it consistently in your learning. He suggests that applying growth mindset consistently requires practice, which can be done in part by shifting the language you use from fixed to growth mindset.

There are several on-line resources useful to reinforce growth mindset language:
Finally, I encourage you to read an essay by the Lenox Academy Assistant Principal, commenting on the value of building growth mindset culture in schools, and watch the short video below of teachers describing their experiences teaching with a growth mindset program called Brainology.

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