To begin with, parents should stop conveying to their kids that it’s okay not to be a math person, says Rapke. Math teachers can also help by allowing their students to think freely and enable them to come up with solutions on their own, says Rapke. She is available to comment on topics including:
- Cool strategies for classroom teaching and learning of mathematics
- Development of mathematical ideas
- Why and how to focus on students’ ideas to enhance math education
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