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Science is hard and that’s a good thing!

To be honest, math always came easily to me and so I never understood the “math anxiety” or “I hate math” perspectives.  This post, entitled Science: It’s Really, Really Hard, And That’s Something To Celebrate sums up a couple of key things that have bouncing around in my head but I hadn’t yet put into… Continue reading Science is hard and that’s a good thing!

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how successful students overcome math anxiety

To be honest, this topic is completely foreign to me since I love math and have never experienced any math anxiety in my life!  I am also not an expert on the current literature, but I thought this article might be useful for students: Brain Study Reveals how Successful Students Overcome Math Anxiety Apparently, overcoming… Continue reading how successful students overcome math anxiety

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How to get the most out of studying: “I blew the exam, now what?”

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  Note that this is the last presentation in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them more… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying: “I blew the exam, now what?”

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How to get the most out of studying: Putting the principles of optimizing learning into practice

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  Note that this is the fourth presentation in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them more… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying: Putting the principles of optimizing learning into practice

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How to get the most out of studying: Cognitive principles for Optimizing Learning

All my students should watch this.  Dr. Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist who translates what we know about how people learn, into clear, useful information for students to help them study better.  Note that this is the third presentation in a 5-part series so be sure to watch them all, and watch them more… Continue reading How to get the most out of studying: Cognitive principles for Optimizing Learning