Developing critical thinking skills is a worthwhile practice for everybody. They serve us well in school, in work, and in life. But aren't we talking about a life study here? Don't they take incredible discipline and hours of daily practice to achieve and improve?
Growth mindset is characterized by the belief that an individual’s abilities can be developed, improved upon, and cultivated. In other words, it's a belief that success can be learned. A growth mindset leads to increased motivation and a love of learning, thus leading to higher achievement. Additionally, it translates into a resilience that is crucial for great accomplishment.
Education is the foundation of our economy.
Recently, I was part of a high-level discussion about maths and computer science education, how we could improve their reach and effectiveness.