Academic Tenacity: Mindsets and Skills That Promote Long-Term Learning

In a nationwide survey of high school dropouts, 69 percent said that school had not inspired them to work hard. They’re not alone: Many of the students who remain in school don’t feel motivated to succeed. This report explains how long-term learning is influenced by academic tenacity — mindsets and skills that allow students to work harder and “smarter” over time.

Author
Carol S. Dweck, Gregory M. Walton, Geoffrey L. Cohen
Type
Reports
Topic
Effective Teaching
Publish Date
2014
Initiative
Grantees
Not Applicable
Format
PDF