Synopses & Reviews
Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math.” Booklist
A critical read for teachers and parents who want to improve childrens mathematics learning, Whats Math Got to Do with It? is an inspiring resource” (Publishers Weekly). Featuring all the important advice and suggestions in the original edition of Whats 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 Whats Math Got to Do with It? prepares teachers and parents for the Common Core, shares Boalers 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.
Synopsis
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.
Synopsis
The U.S. is rapidly falling behind the rest of the developed world in terms of math education. In this straightforward and inspiring book, Boaler presents concrete solutions to help reverse this trend, including classroom approaches, essential strategies for students, and advice for parents.
Synopsis
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.
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.