Overcoming Math Anxiety and the Fear of Math
JANUARY 20, 2023
When you ask kids what they’re afraid of, math is not a common answer. They’re thinking about spiders or monsters or that creepy feeling you can sometimes get when you’re alone. However, the fear of math is very real. According to Public School Review , the national average for math proficiency in public schools is 47 percent. This leaves plenty of room for improvement, including figuring out how to properly address the challenges of math that can lead to anxiety.