http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhLJPhxuvGM This is a 4 min video from Greater Good Science Center for parents on Mindset – very good summary and very user friendly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTXrV0_3UjY This is a short 3 min video of Carol Dweck talking about how praise for effort vs ability affects kids willingness to tackle challenging tasks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN34FNbOKXc Eduardo Briceño, CEO of Mindset Works, TEDx talk on Mindset

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXhbtCcmsyQ A more lengthy video of Carol Dweck talking about the impact of Mindset.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H14bBuluwB8 This is Angela Duckworth on Grit –the secret to success

Below are links to a piece on NPR on Grit and Mindset. These are interesting to listen to, about 7 min each. On the second link, further down the page are quizzes you can take to find your mindset and where you are on the Grit Scale.

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/17/290894364/on-the-syllabus-lessons-in-grit

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/17/290089998/does-teaching-kids-to-get-gritty-help-them-get-ahead