Creativity Talks

The Bay Area Discovery Museum and its Center for Childhood Creativity present Creativity Talks, a series of evening lectures for educators, parents and grandparents on important early childhood topics. All events feature local thought leaders and are held at the Museum. 

Upcoming Talks

“The Mindset Revolution: Teaching Mathematics for a Growth Mindset” with Dr. Jo Boaler

Join us for “The Mindset Revolution: Teaching Mathematics for a Growth Mindset” with Jo Boaler, professor of mathematics education at Stanford University and cofounder of youcubed. In her talk, Boaler will discuss how students with a “growth mindset,” a belief that intelligence can be learned, learn more effectively and show resilience in the face of failure. She will explore how mathematics teachers play a critical role in the development of growth mindsets and provide approaches and tactics to teach math for a growth mindset.

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016

Time: 6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)

Location: Bay Area Discovery Museum, Theater, 557 McReynolds Rd., Sausalito, CA 94965

Price: Free and open to the public, but RSVP required

RSVP: Click here to reserve your ticket

  

About Jo Boaler

 

Dr. Jo Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University. She cofounded youcubed.org to give teachers, parents and students the resources and ideas they need to inspire and excite students about mathematics. She is the author of nine books and numerous research articles. Her latest book is Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching (2016). She was a White House presenter on girls and STEM, and regularly serves as an advisor to several Silicon Valley companies. 

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