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
Growth mindset, performance avoidance, and academic behaviors in Clark County School District
2017, Institute of Education Sciences: The U.S. Department of Education
Mindset Scholar David Yeager joined other influential voices in education to present new research, ideas, programs, and products at SXSWedu.
New study sheds light on the relationship between school climate, teacher turnover, and student academic performance.