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By Paul Lockhart

ISBN-10: 1934137170

ISBN-13: 9781934137178

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

A very good examine mathematician who has committed his occupation to educating teenagers finds math to be inventive and lovely and rejects regular anxiety-producing instructing equipment. Witty and available, Paul Lockhart’s debatable strategy will impress lively debate between educators and fogeys alike and it'll adjust the way in which we expect approximately math forever.

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

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