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School mathematics
  • Virtually all young children like math. T/F
  • Children do math naturally. T/F
  • The older the child the more likely it is that
    the child no longer likes math. T/F
  • WHY? . . . What can we do?

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  • Quality of Instruction

Were your teachers prepared?
I think that is right. Let me just check your
answer.
3
Have you ever had this teacher ?
I asked you a question! What is 5/6 - 1/3 ?
and make that fast!
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Your Math Anxiety Your Ability to Teach
  • Pre service teachers with the lowest degrees
    of mathematics anxiety had the highest levels of
    mathematics teacher efficacy.
  • Swars, Susan. "The Relationship of Mathematics
    Anxiety of Elementary Preservice Teachers with
    Mathematics Teacher Efficacy" Paper presented at
    the annual meeting of the North American Chapter
    of the International Group for the Psychology of
    Mathematics Education, Hosted by Virginia Tech
    University Hotel Roanoke Conference Center,
    Roanoke, VA, Oct 20, 2005 ltNot Availablegt.
    2009-05-25 lthttp//www.allacademic.com/meta/p19887
    _index.htmlgt

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Have you ever had math like this?
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The problem with math?
Skills . . . With no reason Fractions . . .
Withno understanding. Timed tests Lots of
tests And teachers . . .
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The Curriculum is going to be corrected!
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We will be learning math differently than how you
were taught
What are these triangles about ?
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? ? ? ? ?
  • What will U have 2 do so U can say

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Unlearn the Math Myths Preis Biggs (2001)
  • Women cant do math.
  • Some people can do math, others cant.
  • My father/mother couldnt do math, either.
  • Im good at English, thats why Im so bad at
    math.
  • Insights into math have to come to you instantly.
  • If you cant solve a problem immediately, you
    should just quit.
  • Aptitude is far more important than effort.

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Learn Math and learn it deeply!
  • --Fill in your missing math skills and concepts.
  • --Learn lots of correct explanations.
  • --Learn how to direct student thinking.
  • --Learn how to demonstrate, how to lead
    students to the truth . . . without pain!

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Learning Style Interpretation
  • http//www.calstatela.edu/faculty/jshindl/plsi/16t
    ypes.htm
  • From I. Briggs-Myers M. McCaulley (1992) Manual
    a Guide to the Development and Use of the
    Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Consulting
    Psychologists Press 
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