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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Math is Everywhere! Math might not be as experimental as art, as fun as gym or as mind-blowing as science… but it’s still pretty awesome! Students need to stop thinking of math as something that they will only use in the classroom: math is used in everyday life from cooking to fitness, home decor, landscaping, […]

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Math tutoring skills

Math can be a difficult subject that many students find themselves struggling with. In this TEDx talk, Dan Finkel explains why it’s important to provide children with the chance to learn about math in an authentic way. This involves room to doubt, imagine, and play with mathematical thinking. Watch the video below and listen to […]

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Student sitting in class thinking about math work

Studying for (and succeeding in) math is different than other subjects. Math is cumulative, meaning it builds upon earlier concepts and already mastered skills. This fact alone is not necessarily a problem, but the pace at which teachers must move through the curriculum certainly can be. Not every student learns at the same pace: some […]

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