Maths and Academic Mindsets presentation

Presentation and guide to introduce the importance of mindsets and mistakes to support all students learning mathematics

A short evidenced based presentation and accompanying guide which discussing academic mindsets and work of PERTS and Professor's Jo Boaler and Carol Dweck. Also includes ideas to engage students.

Introduces the four academic mindsets then discusses the plasticity of the brain and how mistakes are essential to learning in maths and associated brain growth. Links to talks by Professor Boaler on the brain, Professor Dweck on the Power of YET and PERTS Mindsetkit. Some ideas for posters to reinforce message to students include a you tube Seasame Street "The power of yet". Used as part of initiative called #yesUcan for teachers to raise standards of achievement.

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