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What's the importance of a growth mindset? We have the answers here. I watch social media closely and it's my job to share some of the hot topics on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other outlets that teachers, principals, students, and parents are contributing.

Our very own Shelly Sanchez posted an interesting and informative article about growth mindsets and how they are more beneficial for students than fixed mindsets. One interesting idea the article explored was how a fixed mindset leads students to see school as a place where they have to continuously prove their intelligence or reinforce their lack-of rather than a place to learn and grow their minds. You can read that article here.

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What parts of the article did you find interesting? How do you plan to reinforce a growth mindset among your students?

Tori Pakizer is the Social Media Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, and specializes in how teachers use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media. You can follow Tori and SimpleK12 on Twitter @SimpleK12. If you have ideas for using social media in schools, please send your information or tip to editor@simplek12.com.