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Getting in the Zone with Math Anxiety Andrea Cahan, Math Instructor  Sandy Nisperos, Counselor Deanna Skinner, Counselor  ...
<ul><li>This workshop is brought to you by  </li></ul><ul><li>The Worry Club of EvCC </li></ul><ul><li>Getting in the Zone...
<ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><li>Getting in the Zone with  Math </li></ul><ul><li>Become a Master Math Test Taker </li><...
Symptoms of Math Anxiety <ul><li>A. Feeling you’re the only one who doesn’t get it! </li></ul><ul><li>B. Panic/hyperventil...
The  Real  Sources <ul><li>No  Single  Cause </li></ul><ul><li>Negative Classroom Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instruc...
<ul><li>Pressure or Ridicule from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents, Siblings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classmates </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Insufficient Preparation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math Study Skills </li></u...
Math  Test Anxiety <ul><li>Reducing math anxiety alone will not make you successful on your math test. </li></ul><ul><li>Y...
All  Math Anxiety Is Learned <ul><li>Remember the 1 st  time you had anxiety? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></...
UN-Learning Anxiety <ul><li>Remember your last  positive  math experience? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul>...
Things Math Anxiety Affects <ul><li>Study Habits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoiding class material, not retaining the informat...
TO CHANGE MATH ANXIETY… Change the things it affects <ul><li>Study habits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete homework soon af...
Change the things it affects <ul><li>Class participation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare questions before class, ask in the...
How Does Anxiety Affect Brain Functioning <ul><li>Anxiety uses-up working memory in the brain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeps ...
Change the things it affects <ul><li>Brain Functioning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Relaxation Techniques </li></ul></ul><ul>...
What can you do RIGHT NOW? <ul><li>Ask questions in class or during instructor’s office hours. Also, form a  study team . ...
<ul><li>Overcome negative self talk – turn off that recording!! </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your study environment is cond...
<ul><li>Become a Master Math Test Taker… </li></ul>
Is This You? <ul><li>“ I know the material inside and out, upside and down, but when I sat down with that test in my hands...
Three Keys to Becoming a  Better Test Taker…   <ul><li>Study Skills & Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Test Preparation </li></ul>...
Build Strong Study Habits:   <ul><ul><li>Attend every class  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit in the front row </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>2-3 hours daily homework </li></ul><ul><li>Study as soon after math class as you can  & study math first </li></ul...
Test Preparation… <ul><li>Preparing for Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Reading your Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing all Av...
Before the Test:   <ul><li>Determine test content and type </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have you ever said, “I didn’t know  t...
Before the Test Cont. <ul><li>Create practice tests, timed to re-create  the testing environment  </li></ul><ul><li>A good...
Psych-out your Instructor”…   <ul><li>Does the instructor… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeat or emphasize certain concepts? </l...
Will this be on the Test?   <ul><li>Instructors don’t always offer these clues so here are some questions you can ask… </l...
Review Sessions… <ul><li>Will the instructor hold a review  </li></ul><ul><li>session? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the instructor...
Be Prepared for the exam! <ul><li>What should you take along on exam day? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pencils? </li></ul></ul><u...
After the Test… <ul><li>Review your entire exam for errors & specific weaknesses. </li></ul><ul><li>When your instructor g...
After the Test Continued… <ul><li>If you really don’t understand your mistake/error, make an appointment to see your instr...
What helped me the most: ______ My notes ______ My homework ______ Tutoring sessions ______ My study sessions ______ My st...
Exam Debrief Continued: <ul><li>Did you do everything you needed to do to prepare for the test? </li></ul><ul><li>Make a l...
<ul><ul><li>Positive Thinking is a Plus+ Sign </li></ul></ul>
Positive Thinking About Math-  3 main Areas  of Change <ul><li>Stopping the Negative Self-talk </li></ul><ul><li>2. Reduci...
SELF TALK What is it? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The running commentary in our heads </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
Where does it come from? It has been established by psychologists and neuroscientists that every person in the world carri...
<ul><li>Harmless self talk :  I need to stop at the cleaners. </li></ul><ul><li>Harmful self talk:   I’ll never be as good...
A Look at Irrational Thoughts <ul><li>All or Nothing </li></ul><ul><li>Over generalizing </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Filter <...
How do I change? <ul><li>Through  Awareness  and  Practice ! </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a Log </li></ul><ul><li>Thought Stoppi...
Anxiety Reduction <ul><li>Effective Relaxation Techniques: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Require practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Anxiety Reduction <ul><li>Life style issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Caffeine </li></ul></ul...
Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>Deep Breathing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relax your body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put hands be...
Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>Countdown </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Count backwards from 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take a br...
Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>The Turtle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit up straight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let chin fall to...
Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>Scanning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Scan” your body, thinking about each muscle group </li></ul...
Let’s talk about Time. How can you manage it? <ul><li>Do you often “wing it” ?  </li></ul><ul><li>How can you make the mos...
Change Your Time Habits <ul><li>Obey your alarm clock </li></ul><ul><li>Take “time out” </li></ul><ul><li>Jot things down ...
Use Scheduling Techniques <ul><li>Get a planner and Use it!  (ie. Label  Week #1, ….. To Finals Week) </li></ul><ul><li>La...
Closing Thoughts: <ul><li>Now you have some tools to conquer Math Anxiety. Remember to  practice  them! </li></ul><ul><li>...
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  1. 1. Getting in the Zone with Math Anxiety Andrea Cahan, Math Instructor Sandy Nisperos, Counselor Deanna Skinner, Counselor Managing the Mean Math Blues
  2. 2. <ul><li>This workshop is brought to you by </li></ul><ul><li>The Worry Club of EvCC </li></ul><ul><li>Getting in the Zone with Math Anxiety </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><li>Getting in the Zone with Math </li></ul><ul><li>Become a Master Math Test Taker </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Thinking is a Plus Sign </li></ul>
  4. 4. Symptoms of Math Anxiety <ul><li>A. Feeling you’re the only one who doesn’t get it! </li></ul><ul><li>B. Panic/hyperventilation </li></ul><ul><li>C. Avoidance </li></ul><ul><li>D. Feelings of guilt </li></ul><ul><li>E. Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>F. Blocking out/poor concentration </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Real Sources <ul><li>No Single Cause </li></ul><ul><li>Negative Classroom Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Embarrassment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pressure of Timed Tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Style not considered </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Pressure or Ridicule from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents, Siblings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classmates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poor Math Attitude </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our Society/Culture Reinforces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External Locus of Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faulty Beliefs </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Insufficient Preparation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math Study Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of Test Taking Skills or Test Anxiety </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Math = Pain & Frustration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Math with : unpaid bills, unforseen debts, IRS forms, unbalanced checkbooks! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Math Test Anxiety <ul><li>Reducing math anxiety alone will not make you successful on your math test. </li></ul><ul><li>You can reduce test anxiety by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Being prepared </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staying active during the test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data dump </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A LITTLE anxiety is good. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It motivates us to prepare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too much can interfere with test </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. All Math Anxiety Is Learned <ul><li>Remember the 1 st time you had anxiety? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did you feel? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You can UN-learn it! </li></ul>
  10. 10. UN-Learning Anxiety <ul><li>Remember your last positive math experience? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did you feel? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Positive affirmations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I CAN reduce my math anxiety </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Things Math Anxiety Affects <ul><li>Study Habits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoiding class material, not retaining the information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Class Participation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fear of asking questions, talking to the teacher, poor attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brain Functioning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slows processing </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. TO CHANGE MATH ANXIETY… Change the things it affects <ul><li>Study habits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete homework soon after class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study minimum 2 hours daily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to study buddy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read the text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access the tutoring center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finish with a problem you can complete </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Change the things it affects <ul><li>Class participation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare questions before class, ask in the first 15 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take notes in short hand and review with a study buddy right after class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join a study group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make an appt. with teacher </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. How Does Anxiety Affect Brain Functioning <ul><li>Anxiety uses-up working memory in the brain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeps brain in fight/flight mode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slows processing time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes stops “emotional center” of brain from communicating with the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ storage center” of brain </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Change the things it affects <ul><li>Brain Functioning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Relaxation Techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deep Breathing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meditation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Muscle relaxation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Healthy lifestyle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(more on these later…) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. What can you do RIGHT NOW? <ul><li>Ask questions in class or during instructor’s office hours. Also, form a study team . </li></ul><ul><li>Practice, practice, practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Read text, do lots of problems, take good notes. </li></ul><ul><li>Admit you need help. </li></ul><ul><li>Get help! </li></ul><ul><li>Talk and think math. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Overcome negative self talk – turn off that recording!! </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your study environment is conducive to learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Find your learning style. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Become a Master Math Test Taker… </li></ul>
  19. 19. Is This You? <ul><li>“ I know the material inside and out, upside and down, but when I sat down with that test in my hands, I forgot everything…” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Three Keys to Becoming a Better Test Taker… <ul><li>Study Skills & Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Test Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Post Exam Procedures </li></ul>
  21. 21. Build Strong Study Habits: <ul><ul><li>Attend every class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit in the front row </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Warm-up for class by reviewing notes & review them several times a week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read ahead & stop to clarify words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>you don’t know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask Questions </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>2-3 hours daily homework </li></ul><ul><li>Study as soon after math class as you can & study math first </li></ul><ul><li>Access free tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Have a study space </li></ul><ul><li>Stay on top of studies studying at your peak hour & plan your study time. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frees time-up for fun </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Won’t feel guilty while having fun </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homework will be done at peak times </li></ul></ul></ul>Study Habits Continued…
  23. 23. Test Preparation… <ul><li>Preparing for Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Reading your Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing all Available </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  24. 24. Before the Test: <ul><li>Determine test content and type </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have you ever said, “I didn’t know that </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>would be on the test”? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In addition to knowing what topics are </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>on the test, you should know what kind </li></ul><ul><li>of questions you’ll be asked: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple choice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>True/False </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in the blank </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Over-learn material utilizing previous tests </li></ul>
  25. 25. Before the Test Cont. <ul><li>Create practice tests, timed to re-create the testing environment </li></ul><ul><li>A good night’s rest & nutrition will help prepare your body and mind </li></ul><ul><li>Good health & positive attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Use your practiced relaxation technique along with positive self talk & affirmations </li></ul><ul><li>Be on time! </li></ul>
  26. 26. Psych-out your Instructor”… <ul><li>Does the instructor… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeat or emphasize certain concepts? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pause to allow you time to write in your notes? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Point to specific problems on the board? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use gestures in a more dramatic way? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change the tone of their voice? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stop pacing to reiterate a certain point? </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Will this be on the Test? <ul><li>Instructors don’t always offer these clues so here are some questions you can ask… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How long will the test be? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What types of questions will be on the test? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there any kinds of problems you’ll emphasize? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What topics won’t be on the test? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there partial credit? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the test cumulative? </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Review Sessions… <ul><li>Will the instructor hold a review </li></ul><ul><li>session? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the instructor available for </li></ul><ul><li>questions right before the test? </li></ul><ul><li>Will there be time in class before the test to ask questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Are some classmates getting together </li></ul><ul><li>for a review “party”? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Where and when will you study and with whom? Schedule it & follow through! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Be Prepared for the exam! <ul><li>What should you take along on exam day? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pencils? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculator? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra paper? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textbook? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes? </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. After the Test… <ul><li>Review your entire exam for errors & specific weaknesses. </li></ul><ul><li>When your instructor goes over the exam, be sure to write in the correct answers and show the work so you can better understand your errors. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Oh, that’s just a careless error.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Did you make the same error repeatedly? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did you read the directions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did you understand the directions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Was it an arithmetic/algebra mistake or a failure to understand a process or procedure? </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. After the Test Continued… <ul><li>If you really don’t understand your mistake/error, make an appointment to see your instructor or visit the tutoring center as soon as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Re-read the sections in the book that cover that material. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your exams to review for the final. </li></ul>
  32. 32. What helped me the most: ______ My notes ______ My homework ______ Tutoring sessions ______ My study sessions ______ My study group ______ My study environment ______ Other My major weakness(es): ______ Ran out of time during test ______ Did not expect what was on exam ______ Studied wrong material ______ Did not start studying early enough Grade I expected to receive _____Grade I actually received _____ My realistic plan to improve for the next exam: Exam Debrief Worksheet:
  33. 33. Exam Debrief Continued: <ul><li>Did you do everything you needed to do to prepare for the test? </li></ul><ul><li>Make a list of three things you can change to better prepare for the next exam…and commit to doing them! </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>3. </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><ul><li>Positive Thinking is a Plus+ Sign </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Positive Thinking About Math- 3 main Areas of Change <ul><li>Stopping the Negative Self-talk </li></ul><ul><li>2. Reducing Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>3. Managing Time </li></ul>
  36. 36. SELF TALK What is it? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The running commentary in our heads </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are you aware of your internal monologue? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a “pattern” to your self talk? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  37. 37. Where does it come from? It has been established by psychologists and neuroscientists that every person in the world carries on an ongoing dialog, or self talk, of between 150-300 words a minute. This works out to be 45,000 and 51,000 thoughts per day.
  38. 38. <ul><li>Harmless self talk : I need to stop at the cleaners. </li></ul><ul><li>Harmful self talk: I’ll never be as good at math as the other students. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the “mind-gurus” claim 80% of what the average person says to themselves is damaging to our self-confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>It may take as many as 20 positive thoughts to “outweigh” or “replace” just 1 negative thought! </li></ul>
  39. 39. A Look at Irrational Thoughts <ul><li>All or Nothing </li></ul><ul><li>Over generalizing </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Filter </li></ul><ul><li>Disqualify the Positive </li></ul><ul><li>Jump To Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Catastrophizing </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Reasoning </li></ul><ul><li>I “Shoulds” </li></ul><ul><li>Labeling </li></ul><ul><li>Personalizing </li></ul>
  40. 40. How do I change? <ul><li>Through Awareness and Practice ! </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a Log </li></ul><ul><li>Thought Stopping </li></ul><ul><li>Thought Substitution / Affirmations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stated in the positive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The more specific the better </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep them private </li></ul></ul>
  41. 41. Anxiety Reduction <ul><li>Effective Relaxation Techniques: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Require practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be simple </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be able to do them “in the moment” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should work! </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. Anxiety Reduction <ul><li>Life style issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Caffeine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eating Nutritious Foods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alcohol & Drugs </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>Deep Breathing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relax your body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put hands behind your chair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take a long, deep breath </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold for 3 seconds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhale slowly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeat 3 times </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>Countdown </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Count backwards from 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take a breath before each number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Say each number silently as you exhale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Notice that with each number you relax and slow down slightly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add imagery if necessary (ie. decreasing on an Anxiety Scale) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At end, inhale and count to three </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to resume </li></ul></ul>
  45. 45. Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>The Turtle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit up straight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let chin fall to chest as you exhale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inhale, move head back slowly as though you are trying to touch the back of your neck with head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pull shoulders up to ears </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Release </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>Scanning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Scan” your body, thinking about each muscle group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search out tense muscle groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Head & neck, face & jaw, shoulders & arms, hands, back, stomach, legs, feet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exhale and relax muscle group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imagine muscles are expanding </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. Let’s talk about Time. How can you manage it? <ul><li>Do you often “wing it” ? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you make the most of your day? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the elements of good time management? </li></ul>
  48. 48. Change Your Time Habits <ul><li>Obey your alarm clock </li></ul><ul><li>Take “time out” </li></ul><ul><li>Jot things down on a note pad </li></ul><ul><li>Make the most of “hidden time” What are some examples for you? </li></ul>
  49. 49. Use Scheduling Techniques <ul><li>Get a planner and Use it! (ie. Label Week #1, ….. To Finals Week) </li></ul><ul><li>Lay a foundation with a Quarterly Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Account for changing details with a </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a portable game plan with a </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adapt your schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Make your schedule Assignment Oriented </li></ul>
  50. 50. Closing Thoughts: <ul><li>Now you have some tools to conquer Math Anxiety. Remember to practice them! </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the HDev 105/Overcoming Math Anxiety 2 credit elective! </li></ul><ul><li>Please let us know if we can help you further in the future! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for attending the workshop! </li></ul><ul><li>Andrea Cahan, M.A., Math Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Sandy Nisperos, Ph.D., Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Deanna Skinner, M.Ed.,LMHC,Counselor </li></ul>
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