Teaching adolescents to become learners (Abridged report)

These are excerpts from a seminal literature review by the UChicago Consortium on School Research which shows that academic mindsets and behaviors, so-called "noncognitive factors," have the most immediate effect on students’ course grades.While some students are more likely to persist in tasks or exhibit self-discipline than others, research shows student mindsets and academic behaviors are teachable, and that all students are more likely to demonstrate perseverance if the school or classroom context helps them develop positive mindsets and effective learning strategies.

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