Questions about math and anxiety have been on the uptick recently.
Over at Filling the Pail, Greg Ashman offers his typically direct analysis. You might disagree with his opinion, but he’s always worth a mental debate.
By the way, a casual aside in his post deserves attention of its own. Here’s how Ashman frames his tests: “I’m just checking in to see how well I’ve taught you.”
That simple sentence accomplishes many useful goals — it’s one I might use myself. It’s hard to imagine an easier way to reduce test stress…