Assessment for Learning
A blog for busy K-16 educators where we share ideas, strategies, and best assessment practices
that move the learning forward.
Cathy Box, PhD
that move the learning forward.
Cathy Box, PhD
In my next blog, we will investigate the intersection of a growth mindset with Assessment for Learning and how the two are interdependent. In the meantime, here are links to relevant growth mindset literature. (Credit to Lyndsey Slaughter, LCU Education Major)
Growth Mindset Literature Bibliography
Aronson, J., Fried, C. B., & Good, C. (2002). Reducing the effects of stereotype threat on African American college students by shaping theories of intelligence. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38, 113-125.
Barnes, N., & Fives, H. (2016). Creating a context for a growth-focused assessment. Middle School Journal, 47(5), 30-37. doi:10.1080/00940771.216.1226638
Boaler, J. (2013). "Ability and Mathematics: The Mindset Revolution that Is Reshaping Education." FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education 55(1): 143-152.
Chan, D. W. (2012). Life Satisfaction, Happiness, and the Growth Mindset of Healthy and Unhealthy Perfectionists Among Hong Kong Chinese Gifted Students. Roeper Review, 34, 224-233. doi:10.1080/02783193.2012.715333
Dweck, C. S. (2006). Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. New York, United States of America: Random House.
Dweck, C. S. (2010, January). Mind-Sets and Equitable Education. Principal Leadership, 26-29.
Dweck, C. S. (2012, November). Mindsets and Human Nature: Promoting Change in the Middle East, the Schoolyard, the Racial Divide, and Willpower. American Psychologist, 614-622. doi:10.1037/a0029783
Dweck, C., Walton, G., & Cohen, G. (2014). Academic Tenacity: Mindsets and skills that promote long-term learning. Retrieved from https://ed.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/manual/dweck-walton-cohen-2014.pdf
Dweck, C. S. (2015). Growth. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 85(2), 242-245.
Dweck, C. S., Chiu, C.-y., & Hong, Y.-y. (1995). Implicit Theories and Their Role in Judgments and Reactions: A World From Two Perspectives. 6(4), 267-285.
Fitzgerald, C. J., & Laurian-Fitzgerald, S. (n.d.). Helping Students Enhance Their Grit and Growth Mindsets. Journal Plus Education, 52-67.
Glenn, D. (2010). Carol Dweck's Attitude: It's not about how smart you are. The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 9. Retrieved from http://www.chronicle.com/article/Carol-Dwecks-Attitude/65405/
Hochanadel, A., & Finamore, D. (2015). Fixed And Growth Mindset In Education And How Grit Helps Students Persist In The Face of Adversity. Journal of International Education Research, 11(1), 47-50.
Kuh, G., Kinzie, J., Buckley, B., & Hayek, J. (July, 2006). What matters to student success: A review of the literature. National Symposium on Postsecondary Student Success. Symposium conducted at the meeting of National Postsecondary Education Cooperative, November 2006, Washington, D.C. Retrieved from https://nces.ed.gov/npec/pdf/kuh_team_report.pdf.
Lindsay, K., Kirby, D., Dluzewska, T., & Campbell, S. (2015). "Oh, the Places You'll Go!": Newcastle Law School's Partnership Interventions for Well-Being in First Year Law. Journal Of Learning Design, 8(2), 11-21.
Martin, A. J. (2015). Growth approaches to academic development: Research into academic trajectories and growth assessment, goals, and mindsets. The British Psychological Society, 85, 133-137.
Mindset in the Classroom A National Study of K-12 Teachers. (2016). Education Week Research Center, 3-28.
Rattan, A., Savani, K., Chugh, D., & Dweck, C. S. (2015). Leveraging Mindsets to Promote Academic Achievement: Policy Recommendations. Perspectives On Psychological Science: A Journal Of The Association For Psychological Science, 10(6), 721-726. doi:10.1177/1745691615599383
VandeWalle, D. (2012, September). A Growth and Fixed Mindset Exposition of the Value of Conceptual Clarity. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 5(3), 301-305. doi:10.1111/j.1754-9434.2012.01450.x
Yeager, D. S., & Dweck, C. S. (2012). Mindsets That Promote Resilience: When Students Believe That Personal Characteristics Can Be Developed. Educational Psychologist, 47(4), 302-314.
Yeager, D.S., Paunesky, D., Walton, G.M., and Dweck, C. (June, 2013). How can we instill productive mindsets at scale? A review of the evidence and an initial R&D agenda. Paper presented at the White House meeting on Excellence in Education: The Importance of Academic Mindsets. (This paper is a draft and cannot be quoted or cited without written permission).
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I am a former science teacher and currently work at Lubbock Christian University in the School of Education preparing future teachers. I am passionate about helping teachers find practical ways to improve learning!