Course Description

In this course, students learn specific and powerful strategies for decreasing their math anxiety and mitigating their anxiety response in the moment so that they can do math probelms successfully and with more ease. They also practice these strategies in a supported environment to solidify them and see drastic improvement in their math skills while completing their school work.

Learning Objectives

When a learner completes this course, they will

  • Define math anxiety in general and for themselves.

  • Practice noticing their anxiety come up without feeding it or allowing it to control their experience with math.

Lessons

  • 1

    Get Ready

    • Welcome

  • 2

    Discover

    • What is Math Anxiety?

    • Defining Your Own Math Anxiety

    • Record Your Experience of Math Anxiety

  • 3

    Taking in the Good

    • What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter?

    • Practice Noticing the Positive, Fun, or Interesting

    • Check Yourself

  • 4

    Cooling the Fires

    • What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter?

    • Copy of Strategy #1

    • Copy of Practice 1

    • Copy of Strategy #2

    • Practice 2

    • Strategy #3

    • Understand Getting Ready Self-Statements

    • Write Your Getting Ready Self-Statements

    • Understand Activating Strategies Self-Statements

    • Write Your Activating Strategies Self-Statements

    • Understand Being Mindful Self-Statements

    • Write Your Being Mindful Self-Statements

    • Understand Taking Control Self-Statements

    • Write Your Taking Control Self-Statements

    • Understand Cherishing the Positive Self-Statements

    • Complete Your Self-Statements

  • 5

    Practice with Something that Doesn't Count

    • Introduction

    • Set Up: Watch to the 2:00 mark

    • Getting Ready

    • Activating Strategies

    • Being Mindful - Round 1

    • Taking Control - Round 1

    • Being Mindful - Round 2

    • Taking Control - Round 2

    • Being Mindful - Round 3

    • Taking Control - Round 3

    • Cherishing the Positive

    • Reflect

  • 6

    Practice with Something That Does Count

    • Introduction

    • Check-in

    • Getting Ready

    • Activating Strategies

    • Working - Round 1

    • Being Mindful - Round 1

    • Taking Control - Round 1

    • Working - Round 2

    • Being Mindful - Round 2

    • Taking Control - Round 2

    • Working - Round 3

    • Being Mindful - Round 3

    • Taking Control - Round 3

    • Working - Round 4

    • Being Mindful - Round 4

    • Taking Control - Round 4

    • Working - Round 5

    • Being Mindful - Round 5

    • Taking Control - Round 5

    • Cherishing the Positive

    • Reflect

  • 7

    Reflect

    • Reflect on What You've Learned

    • Record What You've Learned

    • Congratulations and Keep Going!

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