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Learning to Love Math: Teaching Strategies That Change Student Attitudes and Get Results

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A book that explains how negative attitudes toward math get established in the brain and what teachers can do to turn those attitudes around. Includes more than 50 strategies (suitable for any grade level) that give students a math attitude makeover, reduce mistake anxiety, and relate math to students' interests and goals.
Published September 1st 2010 by Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (first published July 13th 2010)
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This book is full of information and ideas for a teacher to use the next day in class. I LOVED this book! What was really nice - it reaffirms my decision to use many of the strategies in the book. I have taught how the brain works to my students so that they understand why we do what we do to learn. This book mentions the importance of teaching students how their brain works! LOVE IT!

Many activities were given throughout the book that a teacher could use regularly.

This is a must for all math te
Learning to Love Math has some excellent applications for a math classroom. However, it isn't necessarily what is contained in the book that I appreciated so much, but what it made me think about. Many of the strategies Judy Willis presented were for lower level math such as elementary school and would be very difficult to extend to high school. Therefore, much of the book missed the mark for me as a prospective high school math teacher. But the information between the strategies, that was great ...more
This has some great teaching strategies in it, including teaching students about the brain. She also explains the brain's workings throughout the book so teachers can make math more pleasurable, thus, learning more! Great read!
Christa Wade
Another informative book from Judy WIllis, a former neuroscientist turned educator. Many of her ideas are applicable to a variety of situations and grade levels.
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