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Posts categorised under ‘Mathematics’

Making Students into Problem Solvers

Whenever I list my goals for any mathematics course I teach these days, the first goal on...
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By Dan Kennedy | 8 Feb
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By Dan Kennedy | 7 Jan

What if Getting a Wrong Answer Was a Good Thing?

Let's step into a student's shoes for a moment. Pretend...
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By Molly Spalding | 7 Jan

Overcoming Math Anxiety: How Teachers Play a Part

Numerous studies (here, here, and here) have shown the link...
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By Molly Spalding | 3 Dec

Which Came First: Math Anxiety or Poor Performance?

Which came first: math anxiety or poor performance? Well,...
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By Molly Spalding | 29 Oct

Are Parents To Blame For Students’ Math Anxiety?

Are parents to blame for students’ math anxiety? After...
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By Molly Spalding | 25 Oct

Overcoming Math Anxiety

Math anxiety has been coming up a lot lately and for good reason. Anxiety toward...
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By Molly Spalding | 9 Oct

Assessing Knowledge and Cleverness in the Math Classroom

It took me many years of teaching to figure out that my...
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By Dan Kennedy | 25 Sep
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