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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

288- The Learning Mindset Movement and Its Implications for Addressing Opportunity Gaps

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
134 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Uri Treisman


Brief educational interventions derived from recent advances in social psychology and learning theory have been demonstrated to substantially increase students' productive persistence in tackling mathematics problems. I will describe highlights of the relevant theory, their implications for instruction and equity, and the need for ethical guidelines when using psychological interventions in education.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session