What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success

What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success

“Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math.” —Booklist

A critical read for teachers and parents who want to improve children’s mathematics learning, What’s Math Got to Do with It? is “an inspiring resource” (Publishers Weekly). Featuring all the important advice and suggestions in the original edition of What’s 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 What’s Math Got to Do with It? prepares teachers and parents for the Common Core, shares Boaler’s 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.

Title:What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780143128298
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    What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success Reviews

  • Jessica

    This book bummed me out, big time. The more it went on, the more depressed I got. The state of math education in the United States is beyond broken, and even if a handful of us teachers out there reco...

  • Ricardo Garcia

    Excellent Book! Changed my thinking on math and how its taught....

  • Simon Holm

    The book “What’s Math Got to Do With It?” is a collection of reflections, observations and tips and tricks regarding maths education, based on scientific studies and the author’s own experienc...

  • Emily

    As a math educator I found this book riveting. The recommendations were very practical and applicable. I appreciated the research analyzed in this book. However, there were multiple points in the book...

  • Jo Oehrlein

    How to best teach kids how to do math.Her focus is on sense-making and problem solving, empowering students to ask questions and explore problems in a way that lets them tackle things they've never se...

  • Kari

    Although a little repetitive at parts, I did enjoy the over all message in this book. I found the ideas and research intriguing. While I felt that teachers would definitely benefit more from this book...

  • Aura

    This book made me realize how guilty I was in making my kid associate negative thoughts with math. Must remember to approach math in a fun way and not mention how I did poorly at math! I came away wit...

  • Kim

    This should be required reading for every teacher and parent. ...

  • Trina R

    Lots of good information, but I would recommend her book “Mathematical Mindsets” over this one....

  • Coralie

    I would never think that a book on mathematics education would be riveting, but this really is. LOVED it and even bought one for a school principal that I know....