A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form

A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form by Paul Lockhart 1934137170 9781934137178
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ldquo;One of the best critiques of current mathematics education I have ever seen.rdquo;-Keith Devlin, math columnist on NPRrsquo;s Morning EditionA brilliant research mathematician who has devoted his career to teaching kids reveals math to be creative and beautiful and rejects standard anxiety-producing teaching methods. Witty and accessible, Paul Lockhartrsquo;s controversial approach will provoke spirited debate among educators and parents alike and it will alter the way we think about math forever.Paul Lockhart, PhD , has taught mathematics at Brown University and UC Santa Cruz. Since 2000, he has dedicated himself to K-12 level students at St. Annrsquo;s School in Brooklyn, New York.      

Author: Paul Lockhart

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 140

Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press

Publication Date: 2009-04-01


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