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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
     

What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject

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by Jo Boaler
 

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ISBN-10: 0143115715

ISBN-13: 2900143115716

Pub. Date: 06/30/2009

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

A recent assessment of mathematics performance around the world ranked the United States twenty-eighth out of forty countries in the study. When the level of spending was taken into account, we sank to the very bottom of the list. We are falling rapidly behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to math education-and the consequences are dire.

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A recent assessment of mathematics performance around the world ranked the United States twenty-eighth out of forty countries in the study. When the level of spending was taken into account, we sank to the very bottom of the list. We are falling rapidly behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to math education-and the consequences are dire.

In this straightforward and inspiring book, Jo Boaler, a professor of mathematics education at Stanford for nine years, outlines concrete solutions that can change things for the better, including classroom approaches, essential strategies for students, and advice for parents. This is a must-read for anyone who is interested in the mathematical and scientific future of our country.

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ISBN-13:
2900143115716
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/30/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288

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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 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Mathmatters More than 1 year ago
Every Teacher and educator in Public and private school starting in elementary school must read this book. This book explains why we are so behind in America when it comes to Math. We need help as a nation when it comes to teaching Math to our children and we need it now. Excellent book. Soraya