Building math confidence can be one of the most challenging acts for students. In fact, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found that girls perform less well in math than boys. This is not at all due to their sex; in fact, it comes down to a girl’s level of confidence in their mathematic […]

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Math tutoring skills

Homework is an essential part of school and learning that helps students process what they’ve learned in class. Often this is easier said than done. That’s especially true with math homework. Math homework can go beyond simply being frustrating, and even induce math anxiety. Finding ways to simplify math homework makes it less intimidating and […]

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Female student reading at the library.

Math has a wide-spread reputation for being the subject students hate. It’s not uncommon to hear “I hate math class” or “math is too hard” from students who are struggling. But what causes so many students to dislike math? What can be done to ensure more students see how fun and fulfilling it can be? […]

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Student With Head Down On Books

Many students claim not to like math. But for some, the issue with math is more than simply disliking algebra or fractions. For some students, doing math can cause negative emotions like fear of failure. This harms their ability to perform. This is called ‘math anxiety’. Effects of Math Anxiety in Elementary and Secondary School […]

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