Mindset Scholars Present Current Research at AERA 2016

Jess Hennessey

Find out more about the talks and presentations the Mindset Scholars gave on their current work at the American Education Research Association conference.

Six New Researchers Join the Mindset Scholars Network

Lisa Quay

The new scholars bring deep expertise on the teaching profession, organizational resources in schools, post-secondary access, mindset-related curricula, educational policy, and the measurement of non-cognitive competencies.

Mindset Scholar Angela Duckworth in the New York Times: ‘Don’t Grade Schools on Grit’

Lisa Quay

Providing feedback to students on their development of social-emotional skills is important. But Mindset Scholar Angela Duckworth argues that measures that provide feedback on skills like grit need further development, and should not be used for low- or high-stakes accountability.

Praise the effort, not the outcome? Think again

Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck discusses the misconception that praising effort is sufficient to developing a growth mindset and the importance of an additional focus on outcomes.