This training will focus on researcher and mathematician Jo Boaler's work on fostering growth mindsets in mathematics. Mathematical Mindsets:
-Explains how the brain processes mathematics learning
-Reveals how to turn mistakes and struggles into valuable learning experiences
-Provides examples of rich mathematical activities to replace rote learning
-Explains ways to give students a positive math mindset
-Gives examples of how assessment and grading policies need to change to support real understanding.
Jo Boaler's Book, Mathematical Mindsets, is suggested but not required.