Topic: Purpose & Relevance

Lessons from the first round of the Mindsets & the Learning Environment Initiative

Shanette Porter

Snapshots released from the first six projects funded through the Mindset Scholars Network’s Mindsets & the Learning Environment research portfolio.

New video on how schools can create environments that support learning mindsets

Jess Hennessey

Our new animated video explains how schools and educators can use strategies grounded in mindset science to improve student experiences and learning.

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.

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).