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Psychological Barriers to Success for Students by Carissa Romero

  • 12 Dec 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Psychological Barriers to Success:

Beliefs that prevent students from reaching their potential,

and how we can change them.

with: Dr. Carissa Romero

Dave Shearon has already started a question-and-answer series with Dr. Romero which has been captured in the Research Forum -- Log in and take a peek at their discussion of mindsets and differences in performance at school between boys and girls.

Many students with great potential fall short in their academic achievement. These students often have negative beliefs that prevent them from performing to their full potential. For example, some students think that they are just not smart enough--that they were born stupid and that there is nothing they can do to change that. Other students worry that people like them do not belong in school.

These beliefs can have surprisingly large effects on students' achievement. This presentation will address these negative beliefs and focus on intervention research showing the effects of changing these beliefs. These brief interventions (often about 90 minutes) have improved students' GPAs, standardized test scores, and reduced the racial achievement gap.

Please mark your calendars for December 12, 2013 @ 12 p.m. eastern and join us for this exciting event!

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