Why I'll never tell my son he's smart by Sal Khan

I’d like to introduce you to an important idea that you can apply to learning anything, from algebra to a new language or instrument. It’s called a growth mindset.

Research has shown that you can improve your ability to learn by changing how you think about learning. Learning isn’t about being “smart”; instead, it’s about practicing and persevering through challenges. I wanted to share this article I wrote with you and encourage you to explore building your own growth mindset:

Learn why I'll never tell my son he's smart.

Sal Khan 
Founder & Executive Director