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The Origins of Math Anxiety

Fear of addition, subtraction, and the numerical world starts young—especially for girls.<p>Fear of math is a real thing. I thought I was the only neurotic freak who struggled with fractions in third grade, avoided taking calculus in high school, and dropped out of physics for non-science majors in …

8 math talks to blow your mind

Mathematics gets down to work in these talks, breathing life and logic into everyday problems. Prepare for math puzzlers both solved and unsolvable, …

21 GIFs That Explain Mathematical Concepts

<i>“Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of</i> …

Mathematics

My Transformed Classroom

Above is a 360 degree tour of my learning environment. After 20 years in the same classroom I have changed and transformed it into the space it is …

What makes a curriculum ‘knowledge-rich’?

The terms ‘knowledge-based curriculum’ and ‘knowledge-rich curriculum’ have become increasingly popular, particularly amongst educational …

Pedagogy

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning …

Why Collaborative Inquiry? Professional Learning That Makes a Difference

Do you want deeper professional learning? Are you tired of professional development that wastes your time? Have you tried collaborative inquiry? If …

Pedagogy

Response: 'Self-Control Can Be Learned'

<b>(This is the first post in a four-part series)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>How can we best help students develop self-control?</i><p>Classroom …

Teaching