What do you get if a cognitive psychologist reads Jo Boaler

This tweet is an example of great myth busting:

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3 responses to “What do you get if a cognitive psychologist reads Jo Boaler

  1. Reblogged this on The Sausage Machine and commented:
    Pedro De Bruyckere: again & again in zijn strijd tegen hardnekkige ‘valse’ mythes in onderwijs en leren: neem de leerstijlen, linker- / rechterbrein, breintraining, de schaal van klassen en scholen, …

  2. 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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