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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.
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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: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Zaslavsky
ISBN: 0813520908 9780813520902 0813520991 9780813520995
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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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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