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Fear of math : how to get over it and get on with your life

Author: Claudia Zaslavsky
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author offers a host of methods, drawn from many cultures, for tackling real-world math problems and explodes the myth that women and minorities are not good at math.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zaslavsky, Claudia.
Fear of math.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)622966427
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Zaslavsky
ISBN: 0813520908 9780813520902 0813520991 9780813520995 9781439509289 143950928X
OCLC Number: 29388060
Description: x, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Who's afraid of math? --
Who needs math? Everybody! --
Myths of innate inferiority --
"A mind is a terrible thing to waste!" Gender, race, ethnicity, and class --
Our schools are found wanting --
School math is not necessarily real math --
Everybody can do math: solving the problem --
Families, the first teachers --
Mathematics of the people, by the people, for the people.
Responsibility: Claudia Zaslavsky.
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Claudia Zaslavsky has helped thousands of people understand why maths made them miserable. Let her introduce you to real people who fled from anything to do with maths. All of them came to see that  Read more...

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