Topic: Belonging

Understanding the vital role of belonging in education

Chloe Stroman

The Mindset Scholars Network recently convened nearly 100 scientists, practitioners, and funders to discuss ways to support students’ sense of belonging in school.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Assessing the African American Male Achievement Program in Oakland Unified School District

Chloe Stroman

A study by Thomas S. Dee and Emily Penner evaluates Oakland’s flagship program to provide comprehensive support to black boys and young men in the district.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Pairing light-touch learning mindset interventions with a long-term campus initiative

Chloe Stroman

A study by Barbara Schneider, John Yun, and Soobin Kim investigates the impact of two learning mindset interventions and a year-long mentorship program on Michigan State University students’ academic performance.

Mindsets and the learning environment: How childhood adversity impacts students’ learning mindsets

Chloe Stroman

A study by Katie McLaughlin and Rob Crosnoe explores how childhood experiences of threat and deprivation are related to the motivation to learn.