Responding to a question from education blogger Larry Ferlazzo, Mindset Scholar David Yeager explains why a recently published study focused on helping all college students overcome common challenges.
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.
Mindset programs that forecast common challenges prior to the transition of college can reduce achievement gaps
2016, Mindset Scholars Network
Teaching a lay theory before college narrows achievement gaps at scale
2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Education journalist Paul Tough argues that learning mindsets offer a new way to think about why promising comprehensive education reforms work.