The thought of a
can make even the most confident student stressed out, but
some, the feelings associated with math go far beyond
garden-variety stress. For these students, a feeling
intense anxiety develops to the point where they are no
to think clearly. Are these emotions a real problem or
an excuse to avoid an uncomfortable academic
Sian Beilock, a
University of Chicago psychology professor
and the author of Choke, a 2010 book on brain responses to
that People are very happy to say that they
math, but no one walks around bragging that they
read. It's perfectly socially acceptable to
Madison's Math Success
As the school year
an end, we would like to honor our student, 5th grader,
Myers. When Madison and her tutor,
started in the fall of 2010 she was below grade level and
defeated. In just 8 months Madison is now
above grade level and will be starting 6th grade ahead of
worked hard to help her overcome a defeatist attitude she
harbored in math.
The key to her
keeps me going when I'm frustrated and makes math fun!
gets how I learn." Madison's
mom says, "India
learned how to read Madison.
She was supportive and explained things in a way that made
her; this instantly boosted her confidence.
feels that she can do
to learn how we can help your child in math, reading, and
What To Do
Studies show that
anxiety starts early on, in the elementary grades.
you have a young child, middle, or high schooler, you can
difference in their feelings towards
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