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Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail (Paperback)

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    Danica McKellar is the bestselling author of Kiss My Math, Hot X: Algebra Exposed, and, most recently,Girls Get Curves. Best known for her roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, Danica McKellar is also an internationally recognized mathematician and advocate for math education. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA with a degree in Mathematics, Danica has been honored in Britain’s esteemedJournal of Physics and The New York Times for her work in mathematics, most notably for her role as co-author of a groundbreaking mathematical physics theorem, which bears her name (The Chayes-McKellar-Winn Theorem.) Her passion for promoting girls’ math education began in 2000, when she was invited to speak before Congress on the importance of women in math and science. Since then, Danica has made it a priority to find time in her busy acting schedule to promote math education, often appearing around the country as a speaker at national mathematics conferences.
    From a well-known actress, math genius and popular contestant on "Dancing With The Stars"a groundbreaking guide to mathematics for middle school girls, their parents, and educators

    As the math education crisis in this country continues to make headlines, research continues to prove that it is in middle school when math scores begin to dropespecially for girlsin large part due to the relentless social conditioning that tells girls they can’t do” math, and that math is uncool.” Young girls today need strong female role models to embrace the idea that it’s okay to be smartin fact, it’s sexy to be smart!

    It’s Danica McKellar’s mission to be this role model, and demonstrate on a large scale thatmath doesn’t suck. In this fun and accessible guide, McKellardubbed a math superstar” byThe New York Timesgives girls and their parents the tools they need to master the math concepts that confuse middle-schoolers most, including fractions, percentages, pre-algebra, and more. The book features hip, real-world examples, step-by-step instruction, and engaging stories of Danica’s own childhood struggles in math (and stardom). In addition, borrowing from the style of today’s teen magazines, it even includes a Math Horoscope section, Math Personality Quizzes, and Real-Life Testimonialsultimately revealing why math is easier and cooler than readers think.

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    ISBN 9780452289499
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 296
    Publisher Date 2008-07-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Plume
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Mckellar, Danica
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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      I choose this book thinking that it would cover middle school math and I was wrong. This book is either out dated or very behind with middle school math. I did not care for the examples of purses and boyfriends etc.. Not all middle school girls like to shop and are interested in boys, therefore the examples should have included other examples.

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    • Math Doesn't Suck
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      As a former high school biology teacher, I found that this book is an EXCELLENT guide for anyone who struggles with math. The author simplifies math concepts and presents ideas in real world concepts. I would recommend this book for the MANY adults who still have math anxiety.

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