A study by Matt Kraft finds that teachers who positively affect students’ standardized test scores do not necessarily improve students’ complex problem-solving skills or their effort, grit, and growth mindset.
The journey to children’s mindsets—and beyond
2017, Child Development Perspectives
Growth mindset, performance avoidance, and academic behaviors in Clark County School District
2017, Institute of Education Sciences: The U.S. Department of Education
A brief randomized controlled intervention targeting parents improves grades during middle school
2017, Journal of Adolescence