Students reached with evidence-based practices
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Increase in off-track 9th graders passing courses
We aim to create a world where every learner is given the opportunity and the stimulation to thrive. To do so, we empower educators to apply insights from the learning and developmental sciences.
Into concrete practices, using tools like the Mindset Kit.
Through rapid validation of our tools and processes.
By working closely with implementation partners.
“PERTS has been an inspiring partner over the years. They genuinely share our passion to serve students and bring to that effort the most relevant social science in a way that is practical to apply.”
“The further we went as a team into the sessions, the deeper and more relevant the conversations. The videos and resources provided by PERTS enhanced the concept and understanding of what a growth mindset really is.”
“My favorite evidence to witness is when [my students] light up after grappling with a problem a long time and get hungry for even harder problems!”
Teachers are at the core of most learning experiences. We work directly with teachers across the nation to ensure that our goals match their goals and that they are given the tools they need to best help their students.
New research conducted by PERTS in collaboration with Jason Okonofua and Greg Walton at Stanford University found that a brief intervention designed to increase teacher empathy: Halved the number of suspensions students received over the year from 9.6% to 4.8%, and Increased perceived respect from teachers for students who had previously been suspended…
New research suggests that what teachers actually do in the classroom is more important than their beliefs when it comes to helping students develop a growth mindset. A growth mindset, the belief that intelligence can be significantly developed, is often contrasted with a fixed mindset, the belief that intelligence is a fixed trait…
If you work in education, there is a pretty good chance you have heard the term “growth mindset.” Popularized by Dr. Carol Dweck in her 2006 book, ‘Mindset,’ growth mindset initiatives have since spread to classrooms, schools, and districts across the country. A growth mindset is simply the belief that intelligence can be developed. A growth mindset is often contrasted with a fixed mindset, or the belief that…
Empowering learners through research-based practices.