MINDSET SCHOLARS NETWORK BLOG

Group work gets kids more engaged in STEM

Allison Master

Research finds that engaging students in group work during STEM activities can increase motivation and offer one way to reduce gaps in participation and performance.

The practical meaning of studies that find ‘no effect’

Jess Hennessey

A new brief from the Institute of Education Sciences breaks down the meaning of studies that result in ‘no effect’ and the implications this has for policy and practice.

Discussing the role of race and class in recent growth mindset and social belonging research

David Yeager

Responding to a question from education blogger Larry Ferlazzo, Mindset Scholar David Yeager explains why a recently published study focused on helping all college students overcome common challenges.

Parent practices & children’s mindsets: The power of how we frame failure

Jess Hennessey

A new study by Kyla Haimovitz and Mindset Scholar Carol Dweck finds that parents’ beliefs about failure affect their parenting practices and influence their children’s mindsets about intelligence.