Topic: Learning Mindsets

Supporting students’ sense of belonging

Gregory Walton

Greg Walton discusses his research on interventions that give students a different narrative for understanding challenges in school.

Exercises to reduce identity threat improve MOOC completion rates in less-developed countries

Jess Hennessey

A recent study led by Geoff Cohen found that brief online exercises delivered to students taking MOOCs improved persistence among individuals from less-developed countries and eliminated global gaps in course completion rates.

School climate: A tool for improving student and teacher outcomes

Jess Hennessey

New study sheds light on the relationship between school climate, teacher turnover, and student academic performance.

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.