Growth Mindset

Is the cheery praise for mindfulness based on expert evidence?

By Christopher T. McCaw, Winky Lee and Nicholas Van Dam

Educators, desperate to offset the mental health impacts of COVID on students, are taking up mindfulness programs to

The terrible truth about reading rates in Australia (and how to fix them)

By Sue Thomson

One in five of all our students fail to achieve minimum levels of reading or maths. That’s shocking. What’s even more shocking is that if you look at the pool of disadvantaged students, that figure skyrockets to one in three, compared to one in ten among advantaged students. But some disadvantaged students beat the odds and

Personal Best: how setting PB goals can significantly improve student performance

By Paul Ginns and Andrew Martin

Setting a personal best goal within every-day classroom activities can improve student performance and, significantly, it can be

Nurturing mindfulness and growth mindset in the classroom

By Jasmine Green and Andrew Martin

In the same way a gardener cannot force a seed or plant to grow, neither can a teacher

‘Growth mindset’ is not just for school students, teachers can grow their minds too

By Keith Heggart

Most educators would be aware of the term ‘growth mindset’ by now. The idea is you can work