How to Learn Math: For Teachers and Parents


Explore the new research ideas on mathematics learning and student mindsets that can transform students’ experiences with math. Whether you are a teacher preparing to implement the new Common Core State Standards, a parent wanting to give your children the best math start in life, an administrator wanting to know ways to encourage math teachers or another helper of math learners, this course will help you. The sessions are all interactive and include various thinking tasks to promote active engagement – such as reflecting on videos, designing lessons, and discussing ideas with peers. Taught by Jo Boaler, professor of mathematics education, Stanford University. You will learn useful ideas and practices that you can apply immediately, for example:

New pedagogical strategies An understanding of high quality math tasks Questions to promote understanding Messages to give students Inspirational messages from educational thought-leaders