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The Elephant in the Classroom: Helping Children Learn and Love Maths Paperback – 17 Feb 2010

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd (17 Feb. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0285638750
  • ISBN-13: 978-0285638754
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2.2 x 21.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 102 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 102,863 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A very interesting book which addresses some common problems found in the maths classroom which has been well researched and provides positive solutions and practical activities for those interested in trying to encourage students of today to become mathematicians of tomorrow. --Times Educational Supplement

Help children to learn to love the subject… Make mathematics more the mathematics that people need out there in the world. --BBC Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour'

Maths can be fun if only it s taught properly...Children who are subjected to dry and narrow maths classes need to know this and they need to be introduced to the real mathematics the varied and exciting subject that will help them for the rest of their lives. --'Scotsman'

About the Author

Jo Boaler is the Marie Curie Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Sussex. She has previously taught at King s College, London, and Stanford University. Professor Boaler has presented her research findings to government advisers and the House of Lords.


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