Managing the Mean Math Blues

Managing the Mean Math Blues

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"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.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 175.26 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130431699
  • 9780130431691

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.show more

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