Topic: Belonging

Supporting students’ sense of belonging

Gregory Walton

Greg Walton discusses his research on interventions that give students a different narrative for understanding challenges in school.

Exercises to reduce identity threat improve MOOC completion rates in less-developed countries

Jess Hennessey

A recent study led by Geoff Cohen found that brief online exercises delivered to students taking MOOCs improved persistence among individuals from less-developed countries and eliminated global gaps in course completion rates.

A video introduction to the Mindset Scholars Network

Jess Hennessey

A new video explores the work the network is doing to advance understanding of learning mindsets.

Learning mindset programs at scale

Jess Hennessey

Research from Mindset Scholars finds that brief, online learning mindset programs improved academic achievement among low-performing high school students.