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 importantadvice and suggestions in the original edition of What s Math Got to Do with It?, this revised editionis 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 inclassrooms and homes. The new What s Math Got to Do with It? prepares teachers and parents forthe Common Core, shares Boaler s work on ways to teach mathematics for a growth mindset, andincludes a range of advice to inspire teachers and parents to give their students the best mathematicalexperience possible."show more

Product details

  • 18+
  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised ed.
  • 0143128299
  • 9780143128298
  • 107,856

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"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." -Booklistshow more

About Jo Boaler

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

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