Topic: Belonging

Mindsets and the learning environment: Relationships between school climate and students’ sense of belonging

Jess Hennessey

Matthew Kraft discusses his project that aims to find trends in students’ reported sense of belonging, and how the trends vary by school context.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Examining how learning mindsets influence higher ed outcomes

Jess Hennessey

Chris Hulleman and Stephanie Wormington discuss their project examining how learning mindsets influence college outcomes across the state of Tennessee.

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.

New video on how schools can create environments that support learning mindsets

Jess Hennessey

Our new animated video explains how schools and educators can use strategies grounded in mindset science to improve student experiences and learning.