How to inspire positive math mindsets in your child

Positive Mindset in Math Blog post. Worth a read!

Sharing Simcoe

Written by Kristen Muscat-Fennell – Mathematics Facilitator K-8

“I can’t do math.”
“I wasn’t born with the math gene.”
“I don’t have a math brain.”

Chances are you’ve either heard one of these statements or you’ve offered one yourself. Truth is, there’s no such thing as a math gene. In fact, research suggests that due to the plasticity of the brain and its ability to rewire itself, intelligence is dynamic and can grow with effort.

This means that we all have the ability to develop our inner mathematicians with persistence and a belief in ourselves. This belief is called growth mindset.

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