The Truth About the “Arc of the Moral Universe”

The truth about this quote and the reason why my love for it over the course of my life has been tempered, is because the repeated use of and reference to this quote seems to always carry with it the pervasive social hazard of romantic and magical thinking when it comes to social change.

Five Steps to Help Children Develop and Maintain a Growth Mindset This School Year

One essential way in which we can help children develop the growth mindset is to change the language of a child’s self-talk.  Self-talk is the voice of our mindsets and Dweck identifies self-talk as one of the key elements to how mindsets are established and maintained.  Below,  are five steps that parents and educators can take that will help shift a child’s mindset from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset.