This PDF file presents a chapter of Motivation and Disposition: Pathways to Learning Mathematics (73rd Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 6: Mathematical Dream Makers: How Two Different Math Departments Brought About Equity and High Achievement. Jo Boaler (Stanford University) describes how two math departments, one in the United States and one in the UK, chose to combat inequalities through their teaching and the incredible results that they achieved. The author discusses the innovative teaching methods used and the ways the teachers changed the lives of the students through their expectations, messages, and teaching.
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