When it comes to reading (long, dense texts such as Jane Eyre) or Shakespeare - or anything for that matter, students embrace the challenge or avoid challenges...
Which mindset do you have?
Click to read a great article:
How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love.It concludes:
In the fixed mindset, that process is scored by an internal monologue of constant judging and evaluation, using every piece of information as evidence either for or against such assessments as whether you’re a good person, whether your partner is selfish, or whether you are better than the person next to you. In a growth mindset, on the other hand, the internal monologue is not one of judgment but one of voracious appetite for learning, constantly seeking out the kind of input that you can metabolize into learning and constructive action.