What's math got to do with it? : helping children learn to love their most hated subject--and why it's important for America / Jo Boaler
- Boaler, Jo, 1964-
- New York : Viking, 2008.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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- Introduction. Understanding the urgency -- 1. What is math? And why do we all need it? -- 2. What's going wrong in classrooms? Identifying the problems -- 3. A vision for a better future: effective classroom approaches -- 4. Taming the monster: new forms of testing that encourage learning -- 5. Stuck in the slow lane: how American grouping systems perpetuate low achievement -- 6. Paying the price for sugar and spice: how girls and women are kept out of math and science -- 7. Key strategies and ways of working -- 8. Giving children the best mathematical start: activities and advice -- 9. Making a difference through work with schools.
- 9780670019526 and 0670019526
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -261) and index.
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