In What's Math Got to Do with It? Jo Boaler, a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University, outlines specific strategies and solutions for addressing the problem of math and science deterioration among students in the United States. If you want to help your child learn these important disciplines, read the advice given to parents in this one of a kind book.
“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.