Mathematical Mindset

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    Drawing on her extensive research with thousands of students, author Jo Boaler revealed how teachers, parents, and other caregivers can transform children's ideas and experiences of math through a positive growth mindset method.  In her book Mathematical Mindsets, she shows how the entire approach to math teaching and learning - from paying attention to the math questions and reviewing the tasks students work on to the methods teachers and parents use to encourage or grade students - needs to be changed to help students realize the joys of learning and understanding math.


    15 Benefits of the Growth Mindset

    1. Enjoy Life, Even When You're Not Good At It

    2. Improve Your Self-Insight and Self-Esteem

    3. Improve Your Relationships

    4. Never Feel Stupid When Learning

    5. Never Stress About Being Perfect

    6. Strengthen Your Confidence

    7. Lower Your Risk of Depressions

    8. Be Better At Taking Responsibility For Your Life

    9. See Single Events As Just That

    10. Increase Your Resilience to Labels and Stereotypes

    11. See Setbacks As Useful

    12. Ditch the Stress From Constantly Trying to Prove Yourself

    13. Enjoy Putting In Time and Effort

    14. Improve Your Company

    15. Avoid Feelings of Superiority



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    Class Dojo Growth Mindset Videos

    Episode 1

    Episode 2

    Episode 3

    Episode 4

    Episode 5