A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our by Paul Lockhart

By Paul Lockhart

“One of the easiest opinions of present arithmetic schooling i've got ever seen.”—Keith Devlin, math columnist on NPR’s Morning Edition

A remarkable study mathematician who has committed his profession to instructing young children finds math to be inventive and lovely and rejects typical anxiety-producing instructing tools. Witty and obtainable, Paul Lockhart’s debatable process will galvanize lively debate between educators and oldsters alike and it'll adjust the way in which we expect approximately math forever.

Paul Lockhart, has taught arithmetic at Brown college and UC Santa Cruz. in view that 2000, he has committed himself to K-12 point scholars at St. Ann’s tuition in Brooklyn, New York.

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