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Building Diverse Learning Environments

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What qualities should schools be cultivating in their students so that their graduates go on to lead meaningful and productive lives? And how can schools best teach and nurture an increasingly diverse student body? The University School, a private school for boys outside of Cleveland, OH, approached SPARQ with these intriguing questions. SPARQ Faculty Affiliates, including Carol Dweck, Geoff Cohen, Greg Walton, Hazel Markus, and Mark Lepper, drew on their extensive research in education to help the school hone its strategy.