Growth vs. Fixed Mindsets: The Teacher's Attitude Is as Important as the Student's

  • Feb 19, 2019

New Growth by Matthewjs007 on FlickrResearchers Mary Murphy (principal investigator), Elizabeth Canning, Dorainne Green, and Katherine Muenks report that STEM teachers who believe in a growth mindset are more likely to have students who have stronger performance in the classroom. As reported in Inside Higher Ed, the study found that “the impact was particularly notable for black, Latino and Native American students.”

Read more about “The Impact of Faculty Attitudes About Intelligence” on the Inside Higher Ed website.