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Sheila Tobias said it first: mathematics avoidance is not a failure of intellect, but a failure of nerve. When this book was first published in 1978, Tobias's political and psychological analysis brought hope and made "math anxiety" a household expression. The new edition retains the author's pungent analysis of what makes math "hard" for otherwise successful people and how women, more than men, become victims of a gendered view of math. It has been substantially updated to incorporate new research on what we know and don't know about "sex differences" in brain organization and function, and it has been enlarged to include problems, puzzles, and strategies tried out in hundreds of math anxiety workshops Tobias and her colleagues have sponsored. What remains unchanged is the author's politics. She sees "math anxiety" as a political issue. So long as people themselves to be disabled in mathematics and do not rise up and confront the social and pedagogical origins of their disabilities, they will be denied "math mental health." Tobias defines this as "the willingness to learn the math you need when you need it." In an ever more technical society, having that willingness can make the difference between high and low self-esteem, failure and success. education and reference,education theory,educational psychology,instruction methods,mathematics,schools and teaching,science and math,self-help Instruction Methods, W. W. Norton & Company
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The new edition retains the author''s pungent analysis of what makes math hard for otherwise successful people and how women, more than men, become victims of a gendered view of math. It has been substantially updated to incorporate new research on what we know and don''t know about sex differences in brain organization and function, and it has been enlarged to include problems, puzzles, and strategies tried out in hundreds of math anxiety workshops Tobias and her colleagues have sponsored. What remains unchanged is the author''s politics. She sees math anxiety as a political issue. So long as people themselves to be disabled in mathematics and do not rise up and confront the social and pedagogical origins of their disabilities, they will be denied math mental health. Tobias defines this as the willingness to learn the math you need when you need it. In an ever more technical society, having that willingness can make the difference between high and low self-esteem, failure and success. Sheila Tobias, Books, Reference and Language, Education and Teaching, Educational Theory, Educational Psychology, Overcoming Math Anxiety Revised And Expanded Books>Reference and Language>Education and Teaching>Educational Theory>Educational Psychology, WW Norton
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[EAN: 9780393313079], [PU: W. W. Norton & Company], Mathematics|General, Mathematics|Study & Teaching, This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: The new edition retains the author's pungent analysis of what makes math "hard" for otherwise successful people and how women, more than men, become victims of a gendered view of math. It has been substantially updated to incorporate new research on what we know and don't know about "sex differences" in brain organization and function, and it has been enlarged to include problems, puzzles, and strategies tried out in hundreds of math-anxiety workshops Tobias and her colleagues have sponsored. The author sees "math anxiety" as a political issue. So long as people believe themselves to be disabled in mathematics and do not rise up and confront the social and pedagogical origins of their disabilities, they will be denied "math mental health" - the willingness to learn the math you need when you need it. In an ever more technical society, that can make the difference between low and high self-esteem, failure and success.
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The new edition retains the author's pungent analysis of what makes math "hard" for otherwise successful people and how women, more than men, become victims of a gendered view of math. It has been substantially updated to incorporate new research on what we know and don't know about "sex differences" in brain organization and function, and it has been enlarged to include problems, puzzles, and strategies tried out in hundreds of math anxiety workshops Tobias and her colleagues have sponsored. What remains unchanged is the author's politics. She sees "math anxiety" as a political issue. So long as people themselves to be disabled in mathematics and do not rise up and confront the social and pedagogical origins of their disabilities, they will be denied "math mental health." Tobias defines this as "the willingness to learn the math you need when you need it." In an ever more technical society, having that willingness can make the difference between high and low self-esteem, failure and success. Overcoming Math Anxiety Tobias, Sheila, W. W. Norton & Company
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The new edition retains the author's pungent analysis of what makes math "hard" for otherwise successful people and how women, more than men, become victims of a gendered view of math. It has been substantially updated to incorporate new research on what we know and don't know about "sex differences" in brain organization and function, and it has been enlarged to include problems, puzzles, and strategies tried out in hundreds of math-anxiety workshops Tobias and her colleagues have sponsored. The author sees "math anxiety" as a political issue. So long as people believe themselves to be disabled in mathematics and do not rise up and confront the social and pedagogical origins of their disabilities, they will be denied "math mental health" - the willingness to learn the math you need when you need it. In an ever more technical society, that can make the difference between low and high self-esteem, failure and success. Taschenbuch / Mathematik, Naturwissenschaft & Technik / Mathematik / Allgemeines & Lexika, [PU: W. W. Norton]
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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780393313079
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0393313077
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsjahr: 1995
Herausgeber: W W NORTON & CO
264 Seiten
Gewicht: 0,240 kg
Sprache: eng/Englisch
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