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Using communication to help reduce math anxiety

Communication assignments can be used as part of a strategy to reduce math anxiety. Most of these resources, which were found by undergraduate researcher Noor Doukmak, are about secondary school or younger. Brain study reveals how successful students overcome math anxiety. This interesting article from ScienceDaily (Oct. 20, 2011) reports on a brain imaging study of math-anxious students preparing to do math tasks and describes how successful students control their anxiety. (Not about communication.) Strategies for Alleviating Math Anxiety in the Visual Learner by G. Harding and S. L. Terrell Effective Teaching Strategies for Alleviating Math Anxiety and Increasing Self-Efficacy

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