Individuals with a growth mindset, who believe that intelligence is like a muscle which can be developed and strengthened over time, tend to embrace challenges, persevere, and generally achieve higher rates of overall success than those with a fixed mindset.
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For some of your students, self-confidence in the classroom comes naturally. They tackle new materials head on and know how to get their points across. For your less-confident students, the day-to-day requirements of school can cause anxiety and frustration. They may question their abilities and struggle with the stress of balancing it all. As a teacher, you have the opportunity to positively influence your students and encourage them to feel proud of their abilities and accomplishments.