Archive for March, 2013

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Honors Algebra Gets Failing Grade When it Comes to Providing Advanced Math Education

Through the years, we have seen plenty of students with good math grades come to us with significant gaps in their math skills and abilities. In fact, we have built an entire business around providing a rigorous, systematic curriculum that addresses these gaps. But it’s still shocking to see how many high school students in [...]

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Math Anxiety Shown to Activate Brain’s Pain Networks

Even for a swimmer the prospect of having to swim across the ocean would create a great deal of stress – perhaps even enough to trigger physical pain. It’s natural to feel stress and anxiety when we are confronted with tasks that are beyond our abilities. So why should we be surprised at the attached article’s assertion [...]