Managing the Mean Math Blues
"A supplemental book" for courses in Study Skills.This text is designed so that reluctant and anxious math students learn current and relevant cognitive therapy and math study skill techniques. A broad variety of strategies journaling, self-assessment, goal setting, math exercises, questionnaires, webbing, etc. are designed to actively assist the student in pushing past their individual barriers to master math. Along the way, basic math exercises are introduced so that students can practice newly learned skills.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 175.26 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
- 09 Dec 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
Introduction. I. LAY THE GROUNDWORK. 1. The Mean Math Blues. 2. A Place to Begin. 3. Challenge Your Beliefs. II. CHANGE YOUR THOUGHTS. 4. Thoughts are in Charge. 5. Neutralize Negative Math Thoughts. 6. Intervention Strategies for Negative Thoughts. III. KNOW YOURSELF. 7. Let's Talk Smarts. 8. Your Learning Mode. 9. Who Can Do Math? IV. DO THE MATH. 10. Get "In the Zone" with Math. 11. Questions and all that "SHY" Stuff. 12. Choosing Classrooms and Teachers. 13. Making Math Memories. 14. Webbing. 15. Skills to Bridge the Gaps. 16. Creative Problem Solving. 17. Tackling Test Tremors. Epilogue-Take Charge of Success. Appendix.