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7 Tips for Moving Students to a Growth Mindset

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7 Tips for Moving Students to a Growth Mindset

Here is an article with some strategies on how to promote a growth mindset.

Aligning Assessment to Brain Science
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Aligning Assessment to Brain Science

An essay by Youcubed founder Jo Boaler (author of Mathematical Mindsets and other key works), best summarized by this quote from the conclusion: "By using assessments to empower students to learn and grow, we can help our students develop positive attitudes towards mathematics and themselves."

Assessment to encourage a growth mindset

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Assessment to encourage a growth mindset

This article by Jo Boaler describes ways teachers can use assessment to encourage a growth mindset in their students.

Common Errors in Algebra

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Common Errors in Algebra

This is a description of common understandings and misunderstandings students have in Algebra. This could be a useful read for Algebra teachers before planning a unit.

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Common Errors in Middle School Math

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Common Errors in Middle School Math

This is a comprehensive list of errors students make while doing middle school math. This is probably a useful read for middle school and Algebra I teachers as they prepare to teach for the year.

Common Misconceptions in Geometry

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Common Misconceptions in Geometry

This is a description of common understandings and misunderstandings students have in Geometry. This could be a useful read for Geometry teachers before planning a unit.

Description of the unit circle and terminal arm/reference angles

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Description of the unit circle and terminal arm/reference angles

This webpage may help as a refresher for yourself as a teacher for the mathematics of angles on a unit circle.

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Different methods of factoring explained

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Different methods of factoring explained

This blog post by Bowen Kerins describes some different methods students can use to factor quadratic expressions of the form ax2 + bx + c.

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Equation of a Circle BattleShip

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Equation of a Circle BattleShip

This blog post describes the math behind a game you can use to practice using the equation of a circle, Battleship.

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Fluency Without Fear

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Fluency Without Fear

This is an article by Jo Boaler on how to help kids learn math facts without inducing math anxiety.

Mathematical Modeling and New Theories of Learning

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Mathematical Modeling and New Theories of Learning

This article by Jo Boaler describes strategies for using mathematical modeling with students.

Moon Phases

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Moon Phases

In this blog post, Kate Nowak describes how she would enact a modeling lesson around the phases of the moon.

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