Math Anxiety : A Factor in Math Achievement Not to Be Ignored

  title={Math Anxiety : A Factor in Math Achievement Not to Be Ignored},
  author={Sian L. Beilock and Erin A. Maloney},
The United States is currently not producing enough graduates in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields to meet the demands of a technology-dependent society. Although there are many efforts in place to improve STEM education in the United States, most notably, President Obama’s Educate to Innovate campaign, these efforts focus mostly on innovating the teaching of math content and less on the role of affective factors in math achievement. Here we discuss a phenomenon known as… CONTINUE READING

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