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Scientific community/Education/Educational attainment/Achievement gap

Students perform differently in STEM classes depending on whether their professors believe intelligence is a fixed or changeable quality, according to an innovative analysis of 150 U.S. science faculty at one university.

When Lisa Suben went back to school as part of a AAAS-sponsored program to train middle school teachers in mathematics, she recalled being “a little skeptical of the idea that I would become a better teacher by spending time as a student.”