Education, like any other field, is big business. Companies involved with education love to come up with focal points every year so they can sell more stuff. It’s kind of ugly to think of profiting off education, but it’s reality. The big buzzword this school year seems to be Socia-Economic influences on learning. Another big focal point the last few years has been promoting a growth mindset.
While we see scholarly articles at nauseum on this topic, I came across this applicable continuum the other day and thought it worth sharing. Teaching our students to overcome, have grit, and have a positive mindset is worthwhile and important. Take a look at the continuum, and let me know your thoughts!