In Other Words: Phrases for Growth Mindset: A Teacher’s Guide to Empowering Students through Effective Praise and Feedback
Choosing the Right Words
From the authors of the bestselling The Growth Mindset Coach, this handy companion is a must-have if you want to empower students through purposeful praise and feedback. Here are the key strategies, helpful tips and go-to phrases for helping students transition thoughts, words and actions into the growth-mindset zone.
Designed for ease of use and packed with over a hundred specific examples, this book offers a “say this, not that” approach to communication that will help you model and cultivate growth mindset in the classroom. For example:
• Fixed Mindset
- You’re so smart.
- You’re wrong.
• Growth Mindset
- l like how you used different strategies to figure out these problems.
- That didn’t work out for you. How could you approach the problem differently?