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.
Teacher effects on complex cognitive skills and social-emotional competencies
2017, Journal of Human Resources
The journey to children’s mindsets—and beyond
2017, Child Development Perspectives
Advanced, analytic, automated (AAA): Measurement of engagement during learning
2017, Educational Psychologist