# How your child can be good at math

You would have heard a lot of people share that math is difficult for them, or that they don’t have the “math gene”. However, Dr. Jo Boaler, a renowned math professor from Stanford does not agree with such statements. In this Ted Talk, she shows us how children can be taught math with the right guidance.

Boaler shares brain research that explains how believing in our capabilities will help us perform better. She also explains how our brains function differently when we make mistakes while learning. Boaler in this talk, gives hope to those who fear math and brings us to think about how most teachers approach what should be a rewarding experience for all children and adults.

Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics education at Stanford and the co-founder of YouCubed. YouCubed provides ideas to inspire and excite students about math. She has written a book called “Experiencing School Mathematics”, which won the Outstanding Book of the Year award for education in Britain. She is a recipient of a National Science Foundation “early career award” and was named by BBC as one of the eight educators changing the face of education.

After watching this video, one would wonder, isn’t it time we get rid of outdated teaching techniques?

#### Isha Chakraborty

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Hi, well we would have to invest in this.

Do we should invest in this

Would love to make maths more interesting for kids. How can I help

How can I participate?

Yes ,I wiuld like to play a important role as a teacher come mentor for those kids who will follow my lectures and definetly make them understood each and every step of my teaching procedure more over ghey must feel comfortable and free as well as happy regarding this preparation time.

I luv maths and really would like to teach students in an interesting way

Iam74yrs old.teaching maths for last45yrs.loveteaching maths.Itaughtin Hansraj model school class10th for sometime.Istarted Little Angels school.As Iam MA in Psychology I love to help children as I try to understand them

Need of the hour.

I have done m.com from Mumbai university that’s why I have applied for this post plz do refer to my comment nd revert me asap

Would like to become a part of children life in teaching, we will be shifted to Vijayawada next month so plz inform me…

I love maths n i wants maths class

Ya. I can do this. I have two children both are rank student and never send them for tuition. I will only take them tuition in my home. I am good in maths my children also out of out in that subject. But I am not so good in English to talk or speak I can handle students because if I teach my children then why can’t other children? Ya I will improve my self in English.

I would like to teach maths but i want to know do i have to invest in cuemaths or the training will be free of cost

It’s very useful to the children who suffer with maths like my son