What's Math Got to Do with It?

What's Math Got to Do with It? : How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success

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"Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math." --Booklist

A critical read for teachers and parents who want to improve children's mathematics learning, What's Math Got to Do with It? is "an inspiring resource" (Publishers Weekly). Featuring all the important advice and suggestions in the original edition of What's Math Got to Do with It?, this revised edition is now updated with new research on the brain and mathematics that is revolutionizing scientists' understanding of learning and potential.

As always Jo Boaler presents research findings through practical ideas that can be used in classrooms and homes. The new What's Math Got to Do with It? prepares teachers and parents for the Common Core, shares Boaler's work on ways to teach mathematics for a "growth mindset," and includes a range of advice to inspire teachers and parents to give their students the best mathematical experience possible.
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Product details

  • 18+
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 136 x 203 x 19mm | 232g
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised ed.
  • 0143128299
  • 9780143128298
  • 28,536

Review quote

For any parent who's ever heard a child declare, 'I hate math.'
-Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook

Parents and educators alike will count this book an inspiring resource.
-Publishers Weekly

Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math.
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About Jo Boaler

DR. JO BOALER is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University. The author of seven books and numerous research articles, she serves as an advisor to several Silicon Valley companies and is a White House presenter on girls and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). She recently formed youcubed.org to give teachers and parents the resources and ideas they need to inspire and excite students about mathematics.
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