Growth Mindset in Teaching: A Case Study of a Finnish Elementary School Teacher

@article{Ronkainen2019GrowthMI,
  title={Growth Mindset in Teaching: A Case Study of a Finnish Elementary School Teacher},
  author={Rina Ronkainen and E. Kuusisto and Kirsi Tirri},
  journal={International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={18},
  pages={141-154}
}
This study investigates how a growth mindset is actualised in one first-grade teacher’s classroom. Mindset refers to implicit beliefs that individuals hold about basic human qualities. A person with a growth mindset sees these qualities as malleable and subject to development, whereas a person with a fixed mindset sees these qualities as static and unalterable. Previous research has shown that teachers’ mindsets have an influence on their pedagogical thinking and practice. The data in this… Expand
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