Topic: Mindset Scholars Network

Group work gets kids more engaged in STEM

Allison Master

Research finds that engaging students in group work during STEM activities can increase motivation and offer one way to reduce gaps in participation and performance.

The practical meaning of studies that find ‘no effect’

Jess Hennessey

A new brief from the Institute of Education Sciences breaks down the meaning of studies that result in ‘no effect’ and the implications this has for policy and practice.

Discussing the role of race and class in recent growth mindset and social belonging research

David Yeager

Responding to a question from education blogger Larry Ferlazzo, Mindset Scholar David Yeager explains why a recently published study focused on helping all college students overcome common challenges.

New evidence of growth mindset’s positive effect on achievement on a national scale—especially for low-income students

David Bowermaster

The links between growth mindset and achievement received important new validation from a first-of-its-kind study by Mindset Scholars Carol Dweck and Dave Paunesku and Stanford education researcher Susana Claro.