Topic: Belonging

Mindsets and the learning environment: Pairing light-touch learning mindset interventions with a long-term campus initiative

Chloe Stroman

A study by Barbara Schneider, John Yun, and Soobin Kim investigates the impact of two learning mindset interventions and a year-long mentorship program on Michigan State University students’ academic performance.

Mindsets and the learning environment: How childhood adversity impacts students’ learning mindsets

Chloe Stroman

A study by Katie McLaughlin and Rob Crosnoe explores how childhood experiences of threat and deprivation are related to the motivation to learn.

Mindsets and the learning environment: How do classroom environments influence underserved students’ mindsets and academic performance?

A project led by Mindset Scholar Stephanie Fryberg explores the relationships between teacher behaviors, classroom environments, student mindsets, and academic outcomes, with a specific focus on Native American students.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Relationships between school climate and students’ sense of belonging

Matthew Kraft discusses his project that aims to find trends in students’ reported sense of belonging, and how the trends vary by school context.