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The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

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The system needs to change with the times. Check out this article.

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Excerpt: Kids tend to fare better when they regard intelligence and other abilities not as fixed traits that they either have or lack, but as attributes that can be improved through effort.

link:  http://www.salon.com/2015/08/16/the_education_fad_thats_hurting_our_kids_what_you_need_to_know_about_growth_mindset_theory_and_the_harmful_lessons_it_imparts/

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