Intended for parents and teachers of African American students, this book provides strategies for correcting the racial achievement gap in upper-grade mathematics. Advice is provided on instilling confidence in African American students and on teaching math in a less sterile and theoretical way. Also explored is how critical thinking skills are essential in understanding math. A wealth of ideas is provided on creating relevant word problems to help students better understand basic math functions.
About the Author:
Shahid Muhammad has been a math teacher in public and private schools for more than 10 years. He has received numerous awards, including America's Teacher Award. He lives in Chicago.
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This is a very informative and helpful book. I have learned a lot and seriously recommend that everyone read it!