Proposed Session Title

Fostering a growth mindset in a mathematics content course

Location

Gas Building #3

Session Information

Research-reporting session

Abstract of proposed session

Mindset has been a "hot topic" over the last few years. Encouraging students to foster a growth mindset can lead to students not giving up when faced with a challenging problem, which ties in directly to SMP #1. Participants will engage in mindset activities, learn how mindset activities impacted former students, and discuss how you might use mindset activities with your students.

Keywords

mindset, preservice teachers, mathematics

Start Date

10-16-2019 11:20 AM

End Date

10-16-2019 11:45 AM

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Fostering a growth mindset in a mathematics content course

Gas Building #3

Mindset has been a "hot topic" over the last few years. Encouraging students to foster a growth mindset can lead to students not giving up when faced with a challenging problem, which ties in directly to SMP #1. Participants will engage in mindset activities, learn how mindset activities impacted former students, and discuss how you might use mindset activities with your students.