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Jo Boaler (Professor)

Jo Boaler (650) 723-4076
Personal bio
Dr Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University. Former roles have included being the Marie Curie Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Sussex, England, a mathematics teacher in London comprehensive schools and a researcher at King's College, London. 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 Organisation for Women and Mathematics Education (IOWME). At Stanford University she won an 'Early Career Award'; from the National Science Foundation. Her latest book What's Math Got To Do With It? (2008/ 2009) published by Penguin, aims to increase public understanding of the importance of mathematics, and the nature of effective teaching approaches.

Currently teaching
EDUC 263A: Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Summer)
EDUC 480: Directed Reading (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
EDUC 180: Directed Reading in Education (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
EDUC 490: Directed Research (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
EDUC 190: Directed Research in Education (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
EDUC 140: Honors Research (Winter, Spring)
EDUC 185: Master's Thesis (Autumn, Spring)
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