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The importance of creating supportive environments to reduce students’ stress during transition to high school

A new study by David Yeager and Hae Yeon Lee on the transition to high school and the importance of schools supporting students through stressful experiences.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Using data science to unlock relationships between mindsets, college success, and context

Mindset Scholar Sidney D’Mello leads this project on relationships between learning mindsets and college success and how family, school, and neighborhood contexts influence these relationships.

More evidence of the complex effects of teachers on student outcomes

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.