Teaching Math Strategically

Fri, Dec 20, 2013

Educational Tools, Uncategorized

Shirley Virgil
Associate Professor, American Public University

Shirley Virgil shares tips and strategy for teaching students math, even when they don’t have the “math gene”.

“There are typically two types of students—those who either say, “I’m bad at math,” or “I just don’t understand math,” and those who say, “I love math,” or “I do very well at math.” There appears to be no in-between in this case. However, my experience in teaching math leads me to believe that there are methods that can be used to help those who are “mathphobic” to at least understand and appreciate math, if not actually enjoy the process of learning it.”

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