Here’s a good quote from a recent article Prof. Dweck wrote in Educational Leadership:
Teachers should also emphasize that fast learning is not always the deepest and best learning and that students who take longer sometimes understand things at a deeper level. Students can learn about many historical figures who were not regarded as “fast” learners in childhood. Albert Einstein swore that he was slow to learn and that’s why he pondered the same questions year after year—with, as we know, excellent results.
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