A book that explains how negative attitudes toward math get established in the brain and what teachers can do to turn those attitudes around. Includes more than 50 strategies (suitable for any grade level) that give students a math attitude makeover, reduce mistake anxiety, and relate math to students' interests and goals.
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Reversing Math Negativity with an Attitude Makeover; Chapter 2: Understanding and Planning Achievable Challenge; Chapter 3: Examples of Differentiated Planning for Achievable Challenge; Chapter 4: Reducing Mistake Anxiety; Chapter 5: Change Your Intelligence? Yes, You Can!; Chapter 6: Motivating All of Your Students; Chapter 7: Bringing the Real World to the Math Classroom; Chapter 8: Creating Student Goals for Motivation; Conclusion; Appendix A: Internet Resources Appendix B: Brain Owner's ManualGlossary; References; Index; About the Author; Related ASCD Resources
Description based upon print version of record. Includes bibliographical references and index.