New research suggests anxiety can make students avoid engaging in math, even when they could gain big rewards from doing so. But a separate study also offers a simple way teachers can help math-anxious students build confidence.
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April 08, 2019
When it comes to algebra, new research at the American Educational Research Association suggests you can't start too early.
December 04, 2018
Out-of-school family time around math may help children succeed even when their parents dread the subject, according to a new study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
April 09, 2016
High school students who an Algebra I make-up course online fared worse than those who took the credit recovery course in person, but in the long term neither group became more likely to move on to advanced math courses.
February 12, 2016
Team-based science will require new skills of students that aren't always taught in typical U.S. science classes, say experts at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.
February 10, 2016
What do math anxiety, art class, and homework loads tell us about who is likely to struggle the most on international benchmarking tests?
February 09, 2016
The new standards in many states have driven instructional changes, but not all have been associated with better student achievement, finds a new study.
October 08, 2015
Even a few conversations about math each week can boost students' math growth, a new study suggests.
August 10, 2015
Children learn what they live, particularly when it comes to loving or fearing mathematics, a new study finds.