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Study: Promoting growth mindset in teachers may pay dividends for students

Math tends to provoke strong emotional reactions in students, who usually either love it or hate it. However, research shows that these student attitudes toward math affect their performance. Fortunately, a recent survey indicates these attitudes may be improving, but for better or worse, the same attitudes tend to be influenced by those teaching the subject.

This is one reason another recent study tied the effect of teachers who pursued math education as a career with the success of students even into college.

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