Math & Science
Create a mathematics classroom atmosphere where students no longer fear math, no longer have anxiety about math, and no longer think they are simply just not good at math. Jo Boaler is a Stanford University professor with research-based and field-tested strategies whose book Mathematical MIndsets will help you create a math classroom where students experience mathematics though a positive growth mindset method. Videos and additional website readings will complement the Mathematical Mindsets book. Teachers will learn to create mathematical tasks, assessments, and feedback that encourage student growth, understanding, and joy as their students master mathematical ideas and concepts.
This course is appropriate for teachers K-12.
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Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative TeachingISBN# 0470894520 by Jo Boaler Jossey-Bass
Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages & Innovative Teaching is approximately $11 at Amazon.com
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