Learn math without fear, Stanford expert says

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Professor Jo Boaler says students most effectively learn “math facts” working on problems they enjoy, rather than through exercises and drills they fear. Timed testing and blind memorization damage children’s experience of math, she says.

Source: news.stanford.edu

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About hsmathematicstothecore

Retired Mathematics Teacher and Care Team Coordinator. Co-Chair of Lace-Up-for Kids which puts a new pair of shoes on kids before school starts. Wife and mother of two adult children. Currently working as a mathematics consultant on projects dealing with the new Common Core Standards.

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