- To enable students to learn and use Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) strategies necessary for persistence and success at the college level,
- To develop a learning plan based upon personal abilities and goals, and
- To become more self-reliant in fulfilling academic goals.
Study the two charts below. In which category do you fit? Where would you place many of your students?
Carol Dweck has done a great deal of research on Growth Mindset. There is a ten minute video on You Tube which is well worth watching and sharing with your fellow teachers. It is called How To Help Every Child Fulfill Their Potential. (click on title) If for no other reason, watch it to discover what 15 years of praising children for their intelligence has done to our students. It is definitely eye opening!