7 edition of **Fear of math** found in the catalog.

- 272 Want to read
- 11 Currently reading

Published
**1994**
by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J
.

Written in English

- Math anxiety.,
- Mathematics -- Study and teaching.,
- Self-help techniques.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-235) and index.

Statement | Claudia Zaslavsky. |

Classifications | |
---|---|

LC Classifications | QA11 .Z37 1994 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 264 p. : |

Number of Pages | 264 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1432378M |

ISBN 10 | 0813520908, 0813520991 |

LC Control Number | 93043904 |

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Why So Many People Fear Math, and How to Overcome it. The ideas that I share with teachers and parents and set out in this book include paying attention to the math questions and tasks that students work on, the ways teachers and parents encourage or grade students, the forms of grouping used in classrooms, the ways mistakes are dealt with. Aztec Math Jr. Hi. Book 1 is a creative way to teach many math concepts in grades Most basic grade level math skills related to junior high school are covered: including equations, fractional parts, comparing fraction elements, reducing fractions.

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This book was required for a college class for math educators. It was interesting to hear where people's fear of math comes from and how to overcome it, but this book, written in the early s, is seriously outdated. Very few of the scenarios would apply to any student by: Claudia Zaslavsky shows you how the school math you dreaded is a far cry from the math you really need in life (and probably know better than you ever suspected).

She gives a host of reassuring methods, drawn from many cultures, for tackling real-world math problems. She explodes the myth that women and minorities are not good at : $ Employing a practical and empathetic approach, this mathematics resource advocates for a new teaching methodology that removes any anxiety associated with math.

Covering topics such as addition, multiplication tables, fractions, probabilities, algebra, and ratios, this book enables readers to feel in control and to understand, for the first /5(5).

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May 4, | History. An edition of Fear of math () Fear of math how to get over it and get on with your life by Claudia Zaslavsky. 0 RatingsPages: Math anxiety is the term used to describe the feeling of apprehension when people are afraid of failing in situations that involve mathematics.

It is an emotional problem, which relates to intense nervousness before or during math tests. Fictitious Fear: The Image students have of mathematics and mathematicians is most certainly fictitious. Math textbooks and classes represent a “homogenized” view of mathematics that in no way showcases the exciting stories of how discoveries are made.

If you avoided math in lower grades or you just didn't pay enough attention in middle school, you may be feeling stressed out because you know your background is weak. There is good news. You can overcome this problem easily by skimming through a textbook that was written for a level slightly lower than your current class.

With fear in their hearts, so many people view math as a series of complex skills they'll never be able to understand. The first step in overcoming our fears is. In other words, children read the subtle body cues of their elders to determine whether math is something to fear—or to feel good about.

Other. Challenging negative attitudes and delivering a positive message about what math can and should mean to all of us, this resource is both an entertaining and invaluable read.

From “Talking Turkey About Arithmetic” to “Making Math Make Sense,” the 13 chapters help everyone conquer their fear of math.4/5(9). The HeartMath ® Solution for Overcoming Fear and Worry and Creating Serenity.

The authors, Doc Childre and Deborah Rozman, Ph.D., explore why anxiety is plaguing so many people in today’s fast-paced world and how to overcome fears and worries and create more serenity.

However, to many children and adults, "math" is a 4-letter word that evokes emotions ranging from dislike and anxiety to outright fear. Math anxiety, and its more severe form, math phobia, has kept many students from studying more challenging disciplines where mathematics plays an Views: 75K.

Mathematics Anxiety in Secondary School Students Lay Keow Ng National Institute of Education, Singapore The detrimental consequences of mathematics anxiety have repeatedly been evidenced empirically, yet little is known of. Synopsis Offers suggestions for attaining mathematical competence and includes success stories of men and women who overcame their fear of math and achieved success in math-related fields.

From the Back Cover Claudia Zaslavsky has helped thousands of men Reviews: 6. The fear of math is deeply rooted and is often initiated by a child’s first experience with institutional math. Ken Shores () described how a mild case of math avoidance can quickly turn into a. Mathematics anxiety has been defined as feelings of tension and anxiety that interfere with the manipulation of numbers and the solving of mathematical problems in a wide variety of ordinary life and academic situations Math anxiety can cause one to forget and lose one’s self-confidence (Tobias, S., ).

Research confirms that pressure of timed tests and risk of public. Mathematics is a necessary skill that people use throughout their lives, such as when they travel, use money, or keep track of time.

Therefore, mathematics is an important skill to learn at school. Unfortunately, many children and adults feel stressed and anxious when they have to do math. People who experience feelings of stress when faced with math-related situations may be.

For the most part, math anxiety is the fear about doing the math right, our minds draw a blank and we think we'll fail and of course the more frustrated and anxious our minds become, the greater the chance for drawing blanks. the book Maths Curse (Scieszka & Smith, ), way of teaching mathematics and extensive material can cause poor mathematical achievement and cause a well-known fear of mathematics.Fear of math: how to get over it and get on with your life.

[Claudia Zaslavsky] -- The author offers a host of methods, drawn from many cultures, for tackling real-world math problems and explodes the myth that women and minorities are not good at math.Fear of Math How to Get Over It and Get on With your Life (Book): Zaslavsky, Claudia: Chicago Distribution CenterClaudia Zaslavsky has helped thousands of men and women understand why math made them miserable.

Let her introduce you to real people who, like you, fled from anything to do with math. All of them--White, African American, Asian American, Latino, artist, homemaker, manager.