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Fixed vs. Growth Mindset

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What is the definition of a fixed mindset?

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1. What is the definition of a growth mindset?

2. According to the psychologist Carol Dweck, why is it important to understand the difference between the fixed mindset and the growth mindset?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We made our worksheet and quiz so that you can gauge your knowledge of fixed and growth mindsets. You will need to identify both of these mindsets on the quiz and their importance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use our materials to check your knowledge of topics, including:

  • A con of having a fixed mindset
  • The importance of a growth mindset for psychological health
  • The definition of a fixed mindset
  • What growth mindset means
  • Why it is important to know the difference between the fixed mindset and the growth mindset

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pick out the most important information from the lesson on different types of mindsets
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to define growth mindset
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the problem of having a fixed mindset and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Use the accompanying lesson, Fixed vs. Growth Mindset, to learn more about these mindsets and to cover these tasks:

  • Compare and contrast fixed and growth mindsets
  • Review examples of fixed mindsets
  • Understand what is involved with a growth mindset
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