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CUE Announces World-Renowned Mindset Expert Jo Boaler Will Provide Kickoff Keynote at 2017 National Conference

October 28, 2016

CUE is thrilled to announce that Jo Boaler will be the Kickoff Keynote speaker for the CUE 2017 National Conference to be held March 15-18, in Palm Springs, California. In her keynote address, The Mindset Revolution, Boaler will share recent and important research on both the brain and mathematics learning that has profound implications for students’ mathematics achievement. The kickoff keynote will take place, Thursday, March 15 from 8:30 am - 9:30 am in Oasis 4 of the Palm Springs Convention Center.

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Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University and the co-founder of youcubed, the web channel dedicated to giving teachers and parents the resources and ideas they need to inspire and excite students about mathematics. She is also an analyst for PISA testing in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning. Her PhD won the national award for educational research in the UK, and her book Experiencing School Mathematics won the “Outstanding Book of the Year” award for education in Britain. She is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain), and a former president of the International Organization for Women and Mathematics Education (IOWME). 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).

Boaler serves as an advisor to several Silicon Valley companies. She was an Aspen Ideas speaker and a White House presenter on girls and STEM. Her work has been published in the Times, The Telegraph, The Financial Times and many other news outlets. She was recently named one of the eight educators “changing the face of education” by the BBC.

Registration for the CUE 2017 National Conference is now open. For more information or to register, visit www.cue17.org.

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