Teachers Nurture Growth Mindsets in Math – Education Week

Open problems. Growth mindset.

Great exercise: “My favorite no.” – have students submit answers on index cards. Walk through an incorrect one on the board (anonymously). Everyone gains insight from the misconceptions and mistakes.

 

Despite skepticism from some parts of the mathematics field, new strategies are emerging for teachers to help students develop positive learning attitudes toward math.

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