What is all the fuss about mindset, grit, resilience, and other noncognitive skills in higher education?  Some of the hype comes from a never-ending need to give students an edge for success."

--Amy Baldwin

In this issue, The Toolbox explores the importance of mindset as it relates to giving students an edge for success.  Watch the promo video below to get a glimpse of this topic.

The Toolbox series, authored by Dr. Brad Garner of the Center for Learning and Innovation, features an online professional development newsletter offering innovative, learner-centered strategies for empowering college students to achieve greater success.  The newsletter is published six times a year by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Read more in The Toolbox newsletter and visit the archives to access back issues covering a wide variety of ideas and resources related to teaching and learning.

Question: How does mindset matter to you as a teacher?  Please leave a comment below.

Contributor: Brad Garner / Director of Faculty Enrichment, Center for Learning and Innovation

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