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October 23, 2017
by Alan MacDonald
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Maths Anxiety: What We Should All Fear…

The subject of Maths is divisive, even beyond the system of education, and it has the potential to greatly impact people’s everyday life (both for good and for bad, depending on someone’s experience with it during their school years) (Bellos, 2010). It has been argued that it has the potential to separate humans into two […] Continue reading

October 9, 2017
by Megan Freeburn
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Conquering Maths Anxiety

Many of us will be familiar with the shear panic, the sweaty palms, the headaches and the confusion that comes alongside attempting mathematical problems but not many will be aware that this is a diagnosable condition and is extremely prevalent among the population. Maths anxiety has been defined as “a feeling of tension, apprehension, or […] Continue reading

December 5, 2015
by Kim Rennie
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Finale of Discovering Mathematics

My essay is submitted. The last workshop is over and it’s the end of the discovering mathematics module.  To round off the module, I thought I would post an end of module blog post. Was the module what I expected? Discovering mathematics wasn’t exactly what I expected if I am being honest. I expected it […] Continue reading

November 17, 2015
by Rebecca Dickson
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Nothing but anxiety: Maths anxiety explained

Yes, ‘maths anxiety’ is real. Not only is it real, it is more common than you may think. Many people I know go by saying, ‘I hate maths’ or when doing maths work, will say, ‘I don’t get it’ or ‘I’m confused’. I would say, I hear this more during maths than I do in […] Continue reading

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