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What's math got to do with it? : how parents and teachers can help children learn to love their least favorite subject

Author: Jo Boaler
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2009, ©2008.
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The author explores the reasons why so many students hate math; and examines various ways to correct it including teaching methods and classroom approaches to the subject.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Boaler
ISBN: 9780143115717 0143115715
OCLC Number: 276819783
Description: ix, 273 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Understanding the urgency --
What is math? : and why do we all need it? --
What's going wrong in classrooms? : identifying the problems --
A vision for a better future : effective classroom approaches --
Taming the monster : new forms of testing that encourage learning --
Stuck in the slow lane : how American grouping systems perpetuate low achievement --
Paying the price for sugar and spice : how girls and women are kept out of math and science --
Key strategies and ways of working --
Giving children the best mathematical start: activities and advice --
Making a difference through work with schools.
Responsibility: Jo Boaler.

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The author explores the reasons why so many students hate math; and examines various ways to correct it including teaching methods and classroom approaches to the subject.

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