What do you get if a cognitive psychologist reads Jo Boaler

This tweet is an example of great myth busting:

3 thoughts on “What do you get if a cognitive psychologist reads Jo Boaler

  1. I found Mathematical Mindsets — while not completely devoid of value (I agree with the concept/philosophy of “growth mindset”, and found some practical tools in the advice for group work, as well as templates for modeling and communicating math concepts) — to be so disconcertingly riddled with false, misleading, and unsupported claims that I did a pretty thorough critique of them: http://www.sanctuarymedia.com/paperlessmojo/jo-boaler-is-half-wrong-the-many-fallacies-of-mathematical-mindsets/

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