Topic: Learning Mindsets

Learning mindset programs at scale

Jess Hennessey

Research from Mindset Scholars finds that brief, online learning mindset programs improved academic achievement among low-performing high school students.

Parent practices & children’s mindsets: The power of how we frame failure

Jess Hennessey

A new study by Kyla Haimovitz and Mindset Scholar Carol Dweck finds that parents’ beliefs about failure affect their parenting practices and influence their children’s mindsets about intelligence.

Motivation matters: New meta-analysis estimates the average effect of motivation interventions

Jess Hennessey

Motivation is an important component of success in both the classroom and beyond. Researchers Rory Lazowski and Chris Hulleman completed an extensive meta-analysis to look at the effectiveness of interventions aimed at increasing students’ motivation.

How online exercises can equip college students for success, even before they get to campus

Jess Hennessey

New research by several Mindset Scholars finds that online exercises that prepare new students for common challenges in the transition to college can improve their social and academic outcomes, particularly for students of color and first-generation college students.