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Description: From the author of What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject. Watch a YouTube clip of Boaler teach using Inquiry Based Learning method, or click through her presentation entitled "The Many Colors of Maths - Engaging Disaffected Students through Collaboration and Agency." Articles include "Timed Tests and the Development of Math Anxiety" and "Advice for Parents: Helping Children with Maths." Research by the Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University includes "Paying the Price for 'Sugar and Spice': Shifting the Analytical Lens in Equity Research" (Mathematical Thinking and Learning); "The Development of Disciplinary Relationships: Knowledge, Practice and Identity in Mathematics Classrooms" (The Learning of Mathematics); "Exploring the Nature of Mathematical Activity: Using theory, research and 'working hypotheses' to broaden conceptions of mathematics knowing" (Educational Studies in Mathematics); "Learning from Teaching: Exploring the Relationship Between Reform Curriculum and Equity" (Journal for Research in Mathematics Education); "The 'Psychological Prison' from which they never escaped: The role of ability grouping in reproducing social class inequalities" (FORUM); and "When Politics Took the Place of Inquiry: A Response to the National Mathematics Advisory Panel's Review of Instructional Practices" (Educational Researcher). See also Boaler's profiles at Stanford's Clayman Institute for Gender Research and Graduate School of Education.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video, Articles, Books
Math Ed Topics: Problem-Solving, Tracking/Ability Grouping, Psychological/Affective Issues, Teaching Styles/Practices, Pedagogical Research, Psychological Research, Reform, Women

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