Our natural abilities are just a starting point

Scholastic's David Dockterman was asked onto MSNBC's "Disrupt with Karen Finney" show on Sunday to talk about the importance of students having a "growth mindset" about learning.

Basic lesson to be learned: Your brain is a muscle, and it can grow and change and develop throughout life. So your intelligence isn't fixed. If you struggle with math now, that doesn't mean you can't get better at it in the future.

"Our natural abilities are just a starting point," says David Dockterman.

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