Failing, is it a Mindset?
The Problem: Do girls feel more math anxiety than boys.
The task of overcoming this dilemma is overwhelming at times . When dealing with students or even adults who claim to “not be good at math”, its like how do you get them to change their thinking. It’s this kind of thinking that hinders their ability to process and understand concepts.
Students will be grouped by 3 or 4 and must create a poster board and give a presentation.
Step 1- Create and Take anxiety survey
Step 2- Use data to show causes and effect
Step 3- identify ways to overcome the anxiety
Step 4- Make poster board for Presentations
In order to complete this task students will use the PPA steps to present their research/work. Students must complete each worksheet and turn in before moving forward.
Why do girls feel more anxiety than boys in NYC?
Research using given Resources and Review Survey Data
What are some causes for anxiety in math?
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Would you need math strategies and skills to be successful? If so, give yourself the opportunity to find out why your failing. How can you make gains and change your level of anxiety. You may find yourself thinking differently and noticing more positive results.
1. Make Sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
2. Reason abstractly and Quantitatively
3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.