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Math Recess: Playful Learning in an Age of Disruption

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“Let’s play math!”

In the theme of recess, where a treasure chest of balls, ropes, and toys would be kept for children to play with, this book holds a deep and imaginative collection of fun mathematical ideas, puzzles, and problems. Written for anyone interested in or actively engaged in schools—parents, teachers, administrators, school board members—Math Recess by Sunil

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Published March 25th 2019 by Impress
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Nick Johnson
Apr 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Traditional math education has harmed far too many students. In his groundbreaking Mathematician’s Lament Paul Lockhart said “I don’t see how it’s doing society any good to have its members walking around with vague memories of algebraic formulas and geometric diagrams, and clear memories of hating them.” Sunil says that the word here that is so undervalued in evaluating the currency of mathematic is memories. He is so right! Math can be a rich, joyful, playful, surprising, frustrating, humbling ...more
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Jun 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
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The editing and the graphics were not the best, but this teaching resource has a great message and great resources! Inspiring!
Pam
Jul 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic! I want to buy a copy for every math educator I know!!!
Chronolynx
May 28, 2019 rated it it was ok
It has some interesting ideas, and while I appreciate the central thesis of trying to make math fun, I don't think the book ever really coheres into a compelling vision for the classroom.
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