Bg This new book is a source of outstanding ideas, activities, guidelines, and tools for dealing effectively with an issue that impacts both teachers and students: math anxiety. The author draws techniques from educational psychology, puts math studies in the larger contexts of learning and cognition, develops therapies, and sets guidelines. It is a practical guide that shows how to identify and cope with anxieties, how to teach the curriculum without sacrificing student confidence or enthusiasm, how to motivate mathematics learning and maintain standards, and how to make math learning fun without avoiding difficult topics or diluting the challenge. Elementary school teachers. A Longwood Professional Book.For example, the profile for Philip Vigil, the subject of the Math Observation Worksheet at the beginning of this chapter, was compiled not ... FIGURE 4-3 Math Learning Profile For Philip Vigil, Age 11 Strengths addition/multiplication/ decimals/word problems with money/ ... in 2nd and 3rd grades/ missed several weeks of school in 4th grade because of illness/average grades in math until 4th grade, thenanbsp;...

Title | : | Math Without Fear |

Author | : | Joseph G. R. Martinez |

Publisher | : | Allyn & Bacon - 1996 |

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