Jo Boaler is a British education author and The Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Mathematics Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education.
Dr. Jo Boaler is the Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Education at Stanford University and co-founder of She is the author of eleven books including What's Math Got To Do With It? and Mathematical Mindsets. Dr. Boaler was also a White House presenter on equity.We discuss:Do you believe that almost anyone can be an 'Einstein'?What do you tell professionals that are trying to grow their career or start a business, about utilizing the idea of a limitless mind?What do you recommend to people that struggle with self doubt?Become a Patron!Help us grow and become a Patron today: - Get 10% off your first month - - Buy your Bombas at and get 20% off your first purchase.Mint Mobile - Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at!Donate:Donate here to support the show!
It’s quite common and convenient to take medication or vitamin pills with a gulp of coffee or juice in the morning. But should you? The episode begins with a discussion on how important it is to use the right beverage to help you swallow those pills. there subjects or activities you are good at learning? Do you believe you have a certain aptitude for some things more than others? Maybe – but maybe it has more to do with what you believe than it has to do with your actual aptitude or ability. That’s according to Jo Boaler, a professor of education at Stanford University and author of the book Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers ( Listen to hear her explain how your beliefs about learning as well as how you are taught have a big impact on how well you learn. And she believes you can learn anything – with the right belief.We humans attach ourselves to other people. That’s what we do. So what does it mean to be “attached?” It turns out there is a lot more to it than you might think. Joining me is Dr. Amir Levine who is a psychiatrist, neuroscientist and author of the book, Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - and Keep – Love ( He describes the science of attachment and how there are three style of attachment. Which one are you? Listen to find out.Amir's website to take the quiz is www.Attachedthebook.comIf you tend to overspend, you may want to change your footwear. Listen as I explain how wearing the right shoes can help curb your spending. Week's Sponsors-Babbel. To learn a language go to and get a whole year of access to Babbel for as low as $3.50 a month! -Proactiv. Go to and with your order, you’lll also receive Proactiv’s “On the Go Bag” (close to a $100 value!) PLUS FREE SHIPPING & a 60 Day Money Back Guarantee!-Embark Dog DNA Kit. Go to and use Promo code SOMETHING to save 15% off your Dog DNA Test Kit-Upstart. Find out how low your interest rate is by going to Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In this episode of The Wired Educator Podcast, Kelly interviews Dr. Jo Boaler about her amazing book Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages, and Innovative Teaching. Dr Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University and co-founder of Formerly the Marie Curie Professor of Mathematics Education for England, a mathematics teacher in London comprehensive schools and a researcher at King’s College, London. She is the author of eight books including What’s Math Got To Do With It? (2015) and Mathematical Mindsets (2016). She is the recipient of the NCSM award for equity, the author of the first MOOC on mathematics learning for teachers and parents, a White House presenter and an advisor to the PISA team at the OECD. Mentioned in this episode: Book Creator is one of my favorite apps for any device! Jo Boaler's book: Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students' Potential Through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages, and Innovative Teaching. Here is a list of all of Jo's books! One of Jo's favorite mathematicians is Maryam Mirzakhani: Here she is in a 6 Set of Prints from NASA: Mighty Women in Science Poster Set. Two more of Jo's favorite mathematicians include: Steve Strogatz: Here is a list of his books. and Keith Devlin and his works. Jo used math counting sticks like these as a child and recommends similar to parents: Educational Math Counting Sticks. Jo cofounded: a resource to inspire, educate and empower teachers of mathematics to transform their classroom. How to Learn Math: A free course for students by Jo Boaler. Leave a review for the Wired Educator Podcast here. Kelly has a new podcast title The Future Focused Podcast. Please give it a listen! Ask your superintendent to visit and request Kelly to be your opening day speaker. 
Jo Boaler, Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford, is working to show teachers, parents, and students that there is no such thing as "not being a math person". She shares her insights on how to improve math instruction and discusses the importance of creating a math curriculum for the 21st century. Originally aired June 10, 2017, on SiriusXM.
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