September 14, 2015New brain science launches on site!
Hi youcubians, As you may have seen from the media coverage, last week was an exciting one for the youcubed team with the launch of Think It Up! a new education initiative. Think It Up! is being supported by the entertainment industry and big funders. Together we are working to change the antiquated ideas about education, including those about mathematics
September 8, 2015“Think It Up!” Nationwide Event this Friday Night
Dear youcubians, Jo has been contributing to a new and exciting initiative. On Friday night Sept. 11 at 8/7C ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC will show Think it Up! This is a new education initiative which will feature the following stars: Kristen Bell, Stephen Colbert, Scarlett Johansson, Matthew McConaughey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Renner, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Williams, Jason Bateman, Halle
Dear youcubians, I am really excited to let you know that my FREE online course that is designed to give students a growth mindset and a positive approach to math is now available in Spanish. We have had amazing results from the class, which you can see below. After taking 6 short online lessons, students stop fearing math, see math
June 1, 2015Week of Inspirational Math Launched!
Dear youcubians, We are pleased to tell you that our Week of Inspirational Math is now available free for anyone to download. It is a set of 5 inquiry based lessons with accompanying videos about math and mindset designed to inspire students for the year ahead. We trialled the activities in different grade classrooms and they were loved by students. Here are
March 31, 2015Jo’s book releases today
Hi Everyone, I wanted you to be the first to know that my new book: What’s Math Got to Do With It:? How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success has just hit the bookstores and of course Amazon and other online outlets. You can now get a copy here at Amazon: The changes from the original book include:
March 11, 2015Celebrate π day the Youcubed way!
Something interesting happened to me recently. I was invited by the PISA team to attend the OECD in Paris and discuss possible avenues for further data analysis, drawing from their giant and fascinating data set of 15 million students worldwide. I sat at the table with the team on the first morning and the first question the director asked me