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Math Doesn't Suck : How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
by Danica Mckellar

Overview - From a well-known actress and math geniusaa groundbreaking guide to mathematics for middle school girls, their parents, and educators
As the math education crisis in this country continues to make headlines, research continues to prove that it is in middle school when math scores begin to dropaespecially for girlsain large part due to the relentless social conditioning that tells girls they acanat doa math, and that math is auncool.a Young girls today need strong female role models to embrace the idea that itas okay to be smartain fact, itas sexy to be smart
Itas Danica McKellaras mission to be this role model, and demonstrate on a large scale that "math doesnat suck." In this fun and accessible guide, McKellaradubbed a amath superstara by "The New York Times"agives girls and their parents the tools they need to master the math concepts that confuse middle-schoolers most, including fractions, percentages, pre-algebra, and more.
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Overview
From a well-known actress and math geniusaa groundbreaking guide to mathematics for middle school girls, their parents, and educators
As the math education crisis in this country continues to make headlines, research continues to prove that it is in middle school when math scores begin to dropaespecially for girlsain large part due to the relentless social conditioning that tells girls they acanat doa math, and that math is auncool.a Young girls today need strong female role models to embrace the idea that itas okay to be smartain fact, itas sexy to be smart
Itas Danica McKellaras mission to be this role model, and demonstrate on a large scale that "math doesnat suck." In this fun and accessible guide, McKellaradubbed a amath superstara by "The New York Times"agives girls and their parents the tools they need to master the math concepts that confuse middle-schoolers most, including fractions, percentages, pre-algebra, and more. The book features hip, real-world examples, step-by-step instruction, and engaging stories of Danicaas own childhood struggles in math (and stardom). In addition, borrowing from the style of todayas teen magazines, it even includes a Math Horoscope section, Math Personality Quizzes, and Real-Life Testimonialsaultimately revealing why math is easier and cooler than readers think.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781594630392
  • ISBN-10: 1594630399
  • Publisher: Hudson Street Press
  • Publish Date: August 2007
  • Page Count: 297
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-UP


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