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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 Paperback – June 30, 2009
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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."
" Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math."
About the Author
Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University. She was formerly the Marie Curie Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Sussex in England and a classroom teacher in London and California. She is a regular contributor to national television and radio in the United States and the U.K., and her research has appeared in newspapers around the world, including The Wall Street Journal and The Times(London). She lives in Palo Alto, California.
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Honestly, as a Math Teacher and as a mother, this is the best book I have ever encountered on the topic.
Boaler does an excellent job exploring the importance of math for today's digital citizens while discussing the need for changes in teaching practices.
If you're seeking a book that will generate discussion about changes that need to take place in to the math curriculum. This is a great resource to begin reflecting on current practices and exploring new directions.