“I hate math”
“I can’t do math”
“Math? No way..don’t ask me to do math”
.. .. sounds familiar ? If you are a parent, you probably have heard it from your kids. If you are a math teacher, even more so 🙂
What is math anxiety? Why do people experience math anxiety? What are the symptoms of math anxiety? How do we overcome math anxiety?
As educators, we need to have a better understanding of math anxiety in order for us to help our students have a greater chance of being successful with their math courses.