Topic: Mindset Scholars Network

Growth mindset is on a firm foundation, but we’re still building the house

Carol Dweck

Science progresses by establishing a firm basis for a finding and then challenging it and testing it from every angle. This essay by Carol Dweck shows how we have done this and are continuing to do this with mindset research—and what we’ve learned in the process.

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.