Student Experience Research Network Blog

Mindsets and the learning environment: What can teacher and student survey data teach us about school organization and equitable development of students’ learning mindsets?

Chloe Stroman

A study by Mindset Scholar Camille Farrington and Research Director Shanette Porter examines school and teacher practices and students’ perceptions of those practices.

Lessons from the first round of the Mindsets & the Learning Environment Initiative

Shanette Porter

Snapshots released from the first six projects funded through the Student Experience Research Network’s Mindsets & the Learning Environment research portfolio.

The importance of creating supportive environments to reduce students’ stress during transition to high school

David Yeager Hae Yeon Lee

A new study by David Yeager and Hae Yeon Lee on the transition to high school and the importance of schools supporting students through stressful experiences.

Carol Dweck responds to recent criticisms of growth mindset research

Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck shares her perspective on a recent meta-analysis of growth mindset interventions.

MSN Announces National Study of Learning Mindsets Early Career Fellowship

Shanette Porter

In early June the Student Experience Research Network will launch a year-long initiative to support early career scholars’ use of the National Study of Learning Mindsets (NSLM) data to test new ideas about mindset science.

Student Experience Research Network is hiring a Program & Policy Associate

Jess Hennessey

The Student Experience Research Network is seeking a Program & Policy Associate who will play a pivotal role in our team’s collective efforts to advance scientific understanding of students’ mindsets and motivation.

Investing in a second round of the Mindsets and the Learning Environment interdisciplinary research initiative

Jess Hennessey

Funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support six new research projects that will explore how environments inside and outside of school shape learning mindsets.