How to Teach Math to Black Students

How to Teach Math to Black Students

by Shahid Muhammad


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780913543979
Publisher: African American Images
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Pages: 172
Sales rank: 798,914
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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