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How to Teach Math to Black Students
How to Teach Math to Black Students

How to Teach Math to Black Students


172 Pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $17.95 (CA $21.95) (US $17.95)

Publication Date: September 2003

ISBN 9780913543979

Rights: WOR

African American Images (Sep 2003)

Price: $17.95


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.

Author Biography

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.