“Once students have decided that they are not talented, their brains stop working efficiently. They stop persevering and paying attention.”
“A teacher should never assume that a student who initially fails to understand an explanation is incapable of progressing”
“If children were born with anything, it is a sense of the invisible beauty of the world.”
Inspiring quotes by Author, Educator and Mathematician John Mighton. If you are a teacher seeking new ideas and tools to engage and inspire your students, I am sure you will find plenty of food for thought and inspiration in John’s TED Talk below –
To know more about John’s work to make kids learn and love math, visit JUMP Math’s Website.