4. Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students’ Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching
Yes, math, it puts the M in STEM and is necessary for almost any job a student can hope to pursue. Even the most basic math concepts are necessary for artistic and humanities-based careers that don’t seem to require knowledge of this subject, yet many students fear it.
Add “Mathematical Mindsets: Unleash Students’ Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages, and Innovative Teaching” to a reading list for STEM teachers and uncover the secrets discovered through the research of Jo Boaler and Carol Dweck. Using terms such as beauty and creativity – which many students don’t associate with math – these two acclaimed education professionals educate teachers regarding how to shift the mindset within their classrooms. By incorporating Dwerk’s specialty – a growth mindset – teachers will see students’ interest in math increase and ability grow.