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48: Jo Boaler - Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead & Live Without Barriers The Courageous Life

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Dr. Jo Boaler is a professor of education and equity at Stanford University and the faculty director of youcubed—an education resource that has reached over 230 million students. She is the author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning, as well as nine mathematics books and numerous research articles. Her work has been published in the New York Times, TIME magazine, The Telegraph, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other news outlets. She was named by the BBC as one of eight educators “changing the face of education.” Her latest book is: Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead & Live without Barriers, published by Harper Collins.

In this episode Jo shares: 
Her incredible story of overcoming academic bullying and what it taught her about resilience and connectionWhat neuroplasticity is, why it's a game changing finding in neuroscience, and how understanding the way our brains work can transform the ways we learn, lead & liveThe neuroscience behind why mistakes are actually a good thingHow she teaches students to embrace mistakes, and learn from failureThe neurobiology of fear, and how curiosity may be an antidote to the fear responseHow adopting a growth mindset can be a key to living without limitsThe importance of believing in oneself and why anyone can learn anythingAnd much more!If you found this episode as inspiring as I did, please share it with friends and take a moment to let us know what you thought by rating the show on iTunes.

Show notes and more can be found at joshuasteinfeldt.com/podcast

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Support the show (https://joshuasteinfeldt.com/donate/)

Dr. Jo Boaler is a professor of education and equity at Stanford University and the faculty director of youcubed—an education resource that has reached over 230 million students. She is the author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning, as well as nine mathematics books and numerous research articles. Her work has been published in the New York Times, TIME magazine, The Telegraph, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other news outlets. She was named by the BBC as one of eight educators “changing the face of education.” Her latest book is: Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead & Live without Barriers, published by Harper Collins.

In this episode Jo shares: 
Her incredible story of overcoming academic bullying and what it taught her about resilience and connectionWhat neuroplasticity is, why it's a game changing finding in neuroscience, and how understanding the way our brains work can transform the ways we learn, lead & liveThe neuroscience behind why mistakes are actually a good thingHow she teaches students to embrace mistakes, and learn from failureThe neurobiology of fear, and how curiosity may be an antidote to the fear responseHow adopting a growth mindset can be a key to living without limitsThe importance of believing in oneself and why anyone can learn anythingAnd much more!If you found this episode as inspiring as I did, please share it with friends and take a moment to let us know what you thought by rating the show on iTunes.

Show notes and more can be found at joshuasteinfeldt.com/podcast

Thanks for listening!


Support the show (https://joshuasteinfeldt.com/donate/)

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