Title THE ELEPHANT IN THE CLASSROOM: HELPING CHILDREN LEARN AND LOVE MATHS. JO BO ALER
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Souvenir Press 2010
0285638750 / 9780285638754
Seller ID RWARE0000032476
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "Help children to learn to love the subject... Make mathematics more the ma thematics that people need out there in the world." BBC Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour' Why do millions struggle with mathematics and what can teachers do to chang e that? Jo Boaler has followed the progress of thousands of pupils in two countries (the UK and USA), monitoring how they learn maths through their school car ers and then following them into adult life. This remarkable research is th e foundation of her investigations into the impact that differing maths exp eriences can have on an entire generation. Jo Boaler outlines what has gone wrong, identifying the problems facing children in mathematics classrooms today and offers concrete solutions for parents and teachers that will revo lutionise children's experiences with maths. "A very interesting book which addresses some common problems found in the maths classroom which has been well researched and provides positive soluti ons and practical activities for those interested in trying to encourage st udents of today to become mathematicians of tomorrow." Times Educational Supplement online The Elephant in the Maths Classroom offers concrete suggestions on ways to teach maths well, and ways to help children in the home, that will offer new and more effective ways of learning maths. This is an exciting way forward, a new approach that teaches children to reason and problem solve; helping all children, even those who think that they are maths failures and that t.