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Book Study: Mathematical Mindsets by Jo Boaler

Reading and discussing Jo Boaler's Mathematical Mindsets will provide educators with an understanding about how the brain works to learn math. Concepts can be shared directly with adult learners or be used to guide instructional planning. 

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Discussion : I've got a little project going... 3 Sep 15, 2018
Discussion : In conclusion, the Math Mindsets group is still open! 3 Jun 5, 2017
Discussion : Week 4: Chapters 8 - 9, Question #3 Which of the nine strategies for encouraging students to become more aware of the math they are learning... 6 Jun 2, 2017
Discussion : Week 4: Chapters 8 - 9, Question #1 How can you use Boaler’s ideas about testing, grades, and feedback to adjust the way... 2 May 22, 2017
Discussion : Week 4: Chapters 8 - 9, Question #5 Which of the suggestions for teaching math for a growth mindset appeal to you? 3 May 22, 2017
Discussion : Week 5: Wrap up Question #4 Write a letter to a student... 6 May 22, 2017
Discussion : Week 5: Wrap up Question #3 What is your most powerful take-away...? 1 May 22, 2017
Discussion : Week 5: Wrap up Question #2 What other questions do you have...? 4 May 22, 2017
Discussion : Week 5: Wrap up Question #1 Review the previous four weeks of discussion. 1 May 22, 2017
Discussion : Week 3 Math Task 3 May 19, 2017
Discussion : Week 4: Chapters 8 - 9, Questions #6 - 7 What else struck you about chapters 8 – 9? 2 May 14, 2017
Discussion : Week 4 Math Task 2 May 13, 2017
Discussion : Week 3: Chapters 6-7, Question #3 Which of Boaler’s suggestions for teaching heterogeneous groups effectively was interesting to you? 4 May 10, 2017
Discussion : Week 4: Chapters 8 - 9, Question #4 Reflect on the Positive Norms to Encourage in Math Class... 1 May 9, 2017
Discussion : Week 4: Chapters 8 - 9, Question #2 How could you first identify and then share with students where they are now, where they need to be, and ways to close that gap? 1 May 9, 2017
Discussion : Week 3: Chapters 6-7, Questions #6 and #7 What else struck you about chapters 6 – 7? 1 May 7, 2017
Discussion : Week 1: Chapters 1 - 3, Question #2 Which strategy for valuing mistakes... 10 May 7, 2017
Discussion : Week 3: Chapters 6-7, Question #5 How could teaching students to be responsible for each other’s learning help them while learning math? 1 May 7, 2017
Discussion : Week 3: Chapters 6-7, Question #4 How can your students benefit from multi-dimensionality? 1 May 7, 2017
Discussion : Week 1: Chapters 1 - 3, Question #4 What do you find to be creative or beautiful about mathematics? 18 May 7, 2017
Discussion : Week 3: Chapters 6-7, Question #2 Which of the equitable strategies resonate with you? 3 May 6, 2017
Discussion : Week 1 Math Task 10 May 5, 2017
Poll : Do you use Twitter? 5 May 5, 2017
Document : Mathematical Mindsets Study Guide 5 May 4, 2017
Discussion : Week 3: Chapters 6-7, Question #1 What are some examples of math elitism? 1 May 3, 2017