The Power of Mindset in Shaping Student Success

  • Megan Webster
  • Nathalie Bossé
Keywords: intelligence, case study, student with special needs, growth-oriented paradigm, mindset, scaffolding, learning


The authors explore the assumption that intelligence is static through a case study of one student with special needs, demonstrating how a growth-oriented paradigm supports students. With a growth mindset, teachers can build the necessary confidence for students to risk learning through scaffolding the emotional, social, and cognitive components of learning.

How to Cite
Webster, M., & Bossé, N. (2011). The Power of Mindset in Shaping Student Success. LEARNing Landscapes, 5(1), 251-258.