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Week of inspirational math

Posted by Zoltan Varkonyi 5 years 3 months ago

Monday 25 May 2015 to Friday 29 May 2015

This week combines open tasks with inspirational videos on mindset and mathematics. It is easy to use, completely free and will be downloadable in late May from for registered users. Give the students the best possible start to the year with powerful mathematics tasks and positive mindset messages. Five days will each include a low floor, high ceiling task showing exciting and inquiry based mathematics, as well as important messages about mathematics. Students will love this week and be inspired to learn!

Designed by professor Jo Boaler from Stanford University, California, US and the youcubed team, this resource provides weekly maths activities accompanied by inspirational videos on mindset and mathematics. Although this resource is aimed at US grades 5-8 this resource could be also useful for numeracy tutors looking for ways to engage adult learners.

Teachers will receive a full guide including ideas for ways to organize students and create a positive math environment for the year ahead.

The Ideas & Tasks tab contains activities covering a variety of numeracy skills and levels. This web resource also provides access to professional development resources and a free How to Learn Math course (MOOC) for learners at all levels.

You will need to register to use this resource. Registration is free.

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Organised by: 
youcubed team at Stanford University, California, US
Target group: 
Academics, students, researchers in andragogy
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