Topic: Learning Mindsets

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.

Mindsets and the learning environment: A deeper look into “psychologically-wise” classroom practices

Jess Hennessey

Geoff Cohen and Tanner LeBaron Wallace discuss how they’re using a large video dataset to explore teaching practices that support students’ development of learning mindsets.

Mindset Scholars Network featured in Education Week’s Big Ideas for 2018

Lisa Quay

The Mindset Scholars Network’s Executive Director, Lisa Quay, is a featured columnist in Education Week’s “10 Big Ideas in Education” for 2018. She describes how insights from research on motivation can help close the gaps between mindset science and practice.

New research synthesis: Research-based principles for environments that nurture motivation

Jess Hennessey

This post provides an overview of the Network’s new research synthesis exploring how insights from mindset science can optimize the design of educational environments in K-12 and postsecondary settings.