How to Teach Math to Black Students: Student Workbook

How to Teach Math to Black Students: Student Workbook

by Shahid Muhammad
     
 

Ideal for classroom use, this companion to the teachers' textbook of the same name is geared toward African American students who have difficulty with math. The culturally relevant word problems aim to raise the racial achievement gap in mathematics by instilling confidence in struggling black students and to teach math in a less sterile, theoretical way.

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Overview

Ideal for classroom use, this companion to the teachers' textbook of the same name is geared toward African American students who have difficulty with math. The culturally relevant word problems aim to raise the racial achievement gap in mathematics by instilling confidence in struggling black students and to teach math in a less sterile, theoretical way. By invoking critical thinking skills, the workbook presents an essential understanding to basic math functions that can revolutionize a child's ability to progress through upper grades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934155172
Publisher:
African American Images
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
904,778
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Shahid Muhammad is a math department chair for a Chicago area school and a former professor at Grambling University. He is the author of a series of DVDs under the nickname "The Math Doctor." He lives in Chicago.

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