Topic: Achievement Gaps

Mindsets and the learning environment: How do classroom environments influence underserved students’ mindsets and academic performance?

Jess Hennessey

A project led by Mindset Scholar Stephanie Fryberg explores the relationships between teacher behaviors, classroom environments, student mindsets, and academic outcomes, with a specific focus on Native American students.

The long-term effects of the racial “trust gap” in middle school

Jess Hennessey

A recent study by Mindset Scholars David Yeager, Geoff Cohen, and colleagues shows that when students lose trust in their school during adolescence their engagement and likelihood of enrolling in college decline.

Countering unconscious bias could improve equity in science and technology fields

Jess Hennessey

A new report by Google features Mindset Scholar Tom Dee’s research on unconscious biases in schools.

A video introduction to the Mindset Scholars Network

Jess Hennessey

A new video explores the work the network is doing to advance understanding of learning mindsets.