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WHY WE LOVE IT: Jo Bowler draws upon her own experiences as well as current research to present a compelling argument for practical problem solving in maths. She wants to change children’s perceptions of maths and stresses that the world of mathematics is full of creativity and investigative work.
DESCRIPTION FROM THE PUBLISHER: Why do millions struggle with mathematics and what can be done to change that for the next generation?Jo Boaler outlines what has gone wrong in mathematics education, identifying the problems facing children in classrooms today. How can children be prepared for the mathematics they will need in the future? They need to be taught to be quantitatively literate, to think flexibly and creatively and how to problem solve.