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Math academy instills love of math, knowledge for future - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Math academy instills love of math, knowledge for future - Santa Cruz Sentinel | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
Math academy instills love of math, knowledge for future Santa Cruz Sentinel "It's been very successful in teaching the kids to develop an appreciation of math," said Murry Schekman, assistant superintendent for secondary education at Pajaro Valley...
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11 Rules For Success, From The People Who Got It Right

11 Rules For Success, From The People Who Got It Right | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
No one is born a success, but everyone has the potential to become one. As Will Smith once said, "Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive god-like feature that only the special among us will ever taste.
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The Making of a Mathematical Mind: 1 Step at a Time | Streams of Consciousness, Scientific American Blog Network

The Making of a Mathematical Mind: 1 Step at a Time | Streams of Consciousness, Scientific American Blog Network | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
One time when I was in the third grade, I got sick and missed a week of school. My dad wanted me to keep up with ...
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Day 1 - Embracing a Growth Mindset for Learning

Day 1 - Embracing a Growth Mindset for Learning | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
Another school year has begun, and so I want to report on the first day of class. The report won’t make as much sense without knowing what has been on my summer reading list. Embedded Formative Ass...
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Three Huge Mistakes We Make Leading Kids…and How to Correct Them

Three Huge Mistakes We Make Leading Kids…and How to Correct Them | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
While I applaud the engagement of this generation of parents and teachers, it’s important to recognize these three mistakes we make leading kids.
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These Kids Are So Excited About Math That It's Almost Like They Forgot They're In School

These Kids Are So Excited About Math That It's Almost Like They Forgot They're In School | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
Coolest teacher ever.
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Why the current definition of intelligence isn’t smart

Why the current definition of intelligence isn’t smart | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
Scott Barry Kaufman‘s Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined is an attempt to come up with a new way of looking at talent and intelligence
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How Math Should Work - American Thinker

How Math Should Work - American Thinker | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
How Math Should Work American Thinker Sounding much like the chair of the math education department of the University of Georgia when I was in their graduate program in the mid-1990s (I've forgotten his name), mathematician John Wesley Young...
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Expectations - Gritty Students!

Expectations - Gritty Students! | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
Traditionally at the beginning of a school year teachers discuss their expectations of their students, I am going to completely change my emphasis this year and talk to my students about being grit...
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Creating a growth mindset

This blog is called "Claire is learning" for a good reason.  It is a message that has always been drummed into me - You make your own opportunities; Education is the key to success; You can always ...
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America Needs More Geeks: How to Make Science Cool | TIME.com

America Needs More Geeks: How to Make Science Cool | TIME.com | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
Why the image of the scientist needs a makeover
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Timed Tests and the Development of Math Anxiety

Timed Tests and the Development of Math Anxiety | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
Prof. Jo Boaler is absolutely correct in her recent Ed Week article titled "Timed Tests and the Development of Math Anxiety" in stating "... the schools in the United States [are] heading down a fa...
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Whiteboarding Mistake Game: A Guide

Whiteboarding Mistake Game: A Guide | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
The Mistake Game (which I'll describe in more detail in just a moment) has become the default mode of whiteboarding (problems, not experiments) in my physics classes. I've written about it before (...
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Thought of this post while learning about the importance of making mistakes

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[HLM] How to Learn Math Session 1: Readiness, Trauma, and Sterotypes

[HLM] How to Learn Math Session 1: Readiness, Trauma, and Sterotypes | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
This week, I've been working on  Jo Boaler's MOOC "How To Learn Math."  It's presented via videos, forum discussions, and peer assessment; registration is still open, for those who might be interes...
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Math, Mindset, and Attribution Retraining

Math, Mindset, and Attribution Retraining | How to Learn Math | Scoop.it
If you dig the growth mindset and Jo Boaler's course, this post is for you.  Here are a few activities to get students thinking about their mindset. The ideas are derived from Carol Dweck’s work wh...
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