Student Experience Research Network Blog

Student Experience Research Network update: Entering a new chapter in learning mindset research

Lisa Quay

The Student Experience Research Network will launch a new interdisciplinary research initiative this fall to explore how learning environments can be designed to make the experience of school psychologically safe, engaging, and personally meaningful for all students.

Mindset Scholars present current research at AERA 2016

Jess Hennessey

Find out more about the talks and presentations the Mindset Scholars gave on their current work at the American Education Research Association conference.

Six new researchers join the Student Experience Research Network

Lisa Quay

The new scholars bring deep expertise on the teaching profession, organizational resources in schools, post-secondary access, mindset-related curricula, educational policy, and the measurement of non-cognitive competencies.

Mindset Scholar Angela Duckworth in the New York Times: ‘Don’t grade schools on grit’

Lisa Quay

Providing feedback to students on their development of social-emotional skills is important. But Mindset Scholar Angela Duckworth argues that measures that provide feedback on skills like grit need further development, and should not be used for low- or high-stakes accountability.