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Teaching Students Math (Even Though They May Not Have The “Math Gene”)

ED News Daily
December 10, 2013
By Dr. Shirley Vigil, associate professor, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at American Public University

There are typically two types of students—those who either say, “I’m bad at math,” or “I just don’t understand math,” and those who say, “I love math,” or “I do very well at math.”  There appears to be no in-between in this case. However, my experience in teaching math  leads me to believe that there are methods that can be used to help those who are “mathphobic” to at least understand and appreciate math, if not actually enjoy the process of learning it.

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