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How can your Child be good at Math?

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December 15, 2020

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Struggling with 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.

Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics education at Stanford and the co-founder of YouCubed.

Dr. Jo Boaler and her unique talk on how to be good at math

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.


How can your Child be good at Math?

Approach word problems together. Suggest that she read aloud, repeat, and draw a picture of each problem. Explain how math applies to real-life situations and challenge him to help you solve the math problems you encounter when you're out together, such as figuring out how many apples to buy or calculating change.

How can your Child be good at Math? is mentioned below in the Downloadable PDF. 

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Dr. Jo Boaler on how you can be good at math

In this Ted Talk, she shows us how children struggling with math can be taught the subject with the right guidance.

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Conclusion

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.

After watching this video, one would wonder, isn’t it time we get rid of outdated teaching techniques?

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Jo Boaler's opinion on 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.

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.


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