Growth Mindset Advice

Advice on this blog shows how Maths Mindsets provides realistic strategies and activities to support educators and parents prove all children, even those who are convinced that they are poor at math, that they can enjoy and thrive in math.

There is a distinct cleft between what study has confirmed to work in teaching math and what happens in schools and at home. We follow Carol Dweck’s concept of ‘mindset’ into math teaching and parenting strategies, revealing how students can move from self-doubt to strong self-confidence, which is so critical to math learning. We list and advice the steps that must be taken by institutions and parents to improve math education for all. 

  • Describes how the brain processes mathematics learning
  • Shows how to turn mistakes and struggles into valuable learning experiences
  • Gives examples of rich mathematical activities to replace rote learning
  • Explains methods to give pupils a positive math mindset
  • Gives models of how assessment and grading policies need to change to support true understanding