January 23, 2016Hear Jo Live on Public Radio, January 25 at 10 am PST
Hi Everyone, I thought you might like to know – especially if you are at home because of blizzards – that on Monday morning from 10-11 am (Pacific) I am on the radio program “Forum.” The show is broadcast by KQED, which is the most-listened-to public radio station in the nation. KQED is based in San Francisco, but anyone can
November 4, 2015New resources from youcubed!
Dear youcubians, This is one of those newsletters I really enjoy as we have new and exciting things to tell you about. Thank you to all of you who used some of our Week of Inspirational Math materials, they were downloaded one quarter of a million times! so we know they were used far and wide, which is wonderful. First,
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