Reverse mathematics trauma and find a universal blueprint for math success
In Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching mathematics education expert and best-selling author Jo Boaler delivers a blueprint to banishing math anxiety and laying a foundation for mathematics success that anyone can build on.
Perfect for students who have been convinced they are naturally bad at math, the author offers a demonstration of how to turn self-doubt into self-confidence by relying on the mindset framework.
Mathematical Mindsets is based on thousands of hours of in-depth study and research into the most effective--and ineffective--ways to teach math to young people. This new edition also includes:
- Brand-new research from the last five years that sheds brighter light on how to turn a fear of math into an enthusiastic desire to learn
- Developed ideas about ways to bring about equitable grouping in classrooms
- New initiatives to bring 21st century mathematics to K-12 classrooms
Mathematical Mindsets is ideal for K-12 math educators. It also belongs on the bookshelves of the parents interested in helping their K-12 children with their math education, as well as school administrators and educators-in-training.
About the Author:
Jo Boaler is the Nominelli-Olivier Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University and the Co-Founder and Faculty Director of youcubed. She is a White House presenter on girls and STEM, was named one of eight people changing the face of education by the BBC, and she has authored eighteen books, including the series Mindset Mathematics for grades K-8.