Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead & Live without Barriers
Recent years have seen an explosion of scientific evidence showing that there is a different way to learn, lead and live, available to us all. When people take a limitless approach to learning – in mathematics and in life – different pathways open up, leading to higher, more equitable and more enjoyable achievement. In this session we will consider what this different approach is, thinking about the ways we can teach students to increase equity, engagement, and achievement.
Dr Jo Boaler is a Stanford Professor. Former roles have included being a maths teacher in London schools. She is author of 18 books, numerous articles and a White House presenter on women and girls. Her latest book is called: Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead and Live without Barriers. She co-founded www.youcubed.org, is currently one of the writing team creating a new Mathematics Framework for the state of California, co-leading a K-12 Data Science Initiative and was named as one of the 8 educators “changing the face of education” by the BBC.