Topic: Belonging

Sharing mindset research with the media: Recapping the EWA panel discussion with Camille Farrington and David Yeager

Lisa Quay

Scientists shared the latest research on learning mindsets and the contribution of mindsets to student outcomes with journalists at Education Writers Association’s November 2015 Motivation and Engagement conference (first post in a series).

Helping “first generation” students become “first graduates”

Lisa Quay

Mindset research helps unpack unique challenges faced by first generation college students and offers ideas for how to improve their success in college.

How worries about belonging can inhibit achievement

Natalie Orenstein

Mindset programs can improve students’ outcomes during tough academic transitions by helping them maintain a sense of belonging.

What are mindsets?

Natalie Orenstein

Mindsets are beliefs about learning and school that shape how students interpret their day-to-day experiences in school, particularly experiences of adversity.