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A Mathematician's Lament
by Paul Lockhart and Keith Devlin


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"One of the best critiques of current mathematics education I have ever seen."--Keith Devlin, math columnist on NPR's Morning Edition

A 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"One of the best critiques of current mathematics education I have ever seen."--Keith Devlin, math columnist on NPR's Morning Edition

A 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 Lockhart'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, has taught mathematics at Brown University and UC Santa Cruz. Since 2000, he has dedicated himself to K-12 level students at St. Ann's School in Brooklyn, New York.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781934137178
  • ISBN-10: 1934137170
  • Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press
  • Publish Date: April 2009
  • Page Count: 140
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 4.9 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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Books > Mathematics > Study & Teaching
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