Helping Create Growth Mindset Communities


What We’re All About


Pomegranate Lab was built on the belief that everyone is capable of learning and growing. Founded and run by teachers, we champion the needs and goals of fellow teachers and care about their students as if they were our own. We aim to fundamentally shift the conversation in education from one based on performance to one based on improvement.

Mindsets Matter

Fixed Mindset

Students with a fixed mindset see themselves as static and unchanging. These students fear failure, look down on effort, and never reach their full potential.

Smart People

are born smart and dumb people are born dumb.


is a waste and only proves a lack of natural talent.


“I wasn’t as smart as I thought I was.”

Growth Mindset

Students with a growth mindset see themselves as capable of change. These students learn from failure, value effort, and maximize their potential.

Smart People

weren’t born that way but became smart by working.


is the only way get better at anything.


“I’ll learn from this and do better next time.”

What do we do?


Identify current growth mindset practice and key places in a lesson or school where our growth mindset strategies can make an impact.


Work with teachers and administrators to built customized growth mindset playbooks filled with turn-key strategies.


Offer feedback and metrics for growth mindset communities as the strategies are implemented in the classroom or school.

Pomegranate Journal

Practical Guide to…

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Road to NOLA

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A Thousand Heroes

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Pomegranate Lab and…

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People who believe in us

New York Public Library
Center for Student Entrepreneurship
Harlem Children's Zone
4pt0 Schools