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Growth Mindset

  • Carol Dweck - A Study on Praise and Mindsets
    Carol Dweck video: The effects of Praise on mindset--What do we deem most important--labeling IQ or encouraging effort--How we tag ourselves--and limit ourselves by our view of what it is we want to be--the excuses we absorb wanting to be good enough--
  • Carol Dweck: The effect of praise on Mindsets
    This video is from the Vook "Mind in the Making: The Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs Volume.
  • How to Help Every Child Fulfil Their Potential - Carol Dweck
    One of the world's leading psychologists, Professor Carol Dweck visits the RSA to discuss how students' mindsets shape their motivation and learning.
  • Report: Academic Tenacity: Mindsets and Skills that Promote Long-Term Learning
    This report explains how long-term learning is influenced by academic tenacity, a set of skills that allow students to work harder and smarter over time. While students with equal academic abilities can respond in different ways to frustration, these skills can help a student overcome challenges instead of giving up. In this report, you'll find tips on how to cultivate a growth mindset to help students achieve long-term learning growth.

Changing our mindset


Project based learning: explained


  • Differentiation and The Brain
    A discussion with Carol-Ann Tomlinson
    In this interview author Carol-Ann Tomlinson discusses her work in Differentiated Instruction, how it can be practically applied in the classroom, advice to teachers looking to apply Differentiated Instruction in the classroom and her book Differentiation and the Brain.
  • Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
    Professional Learning Animation

Further Reading



Resilience education

21st Century Education

  • 21st Century Education
    The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) provides national leadership for the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments in promoting excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership.
  • Changing Education Paradigms
    This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award.
  • What Do "Future Ready" Students Look Like?
    Experts have identified a long list of indicators -- from content mastery to lifelong learning skills -- that are considered critical for students' future success.
  • How Do We Educate Global Problem Solvers?
    Strategies to provide an education that enables students to be critical thinkers, creative innovators, and collegial collaborators.

Gifted students in differentiated classrooms

The Science of Learning

  • The Science of Learning
    THE SCIENCE OF LEARNING The purpose of The Science of Learning is to summarize the existing research from cognitive science related to how students learn, and connect this research to its practical implications for teaching and learning. This document is intended to serve as a resource to teacher-educators, new teachers, and anyone in the education profession who is interested in our best scientific understanding of how learning takes place.
  • The Principals' Partnership: Research Brief
    “Tracking” or “ability grouping” is the widespread practice of grouping students by their academic ability. At the root of the practice is the question of how to educate large groups of students whose backgrounds and abilities differ widely.
  • How to have an effect on student achievement
    John Hattie’s research and the work of the Visible Learning Plus team.

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