Math phobic? Don’t be. It’s a learned behavior. Math resistant? I hear you. I was once the same way. I had once believed I wasn’t a “math person.” That belief started early and was reinforced by an educational system that reinforced this belief. Then I went to China. I saw kids that embraced math youngContinue reading “How do I help my young kid not to be math phobic like me?”

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## “I can’t help my kid with math. I was terrible in math in school.”

I used to believe I was terrible in math as well. My belief was rooted erroneously in a single block of experiences while struggling to learn to add and subtract fractions in fourth grade. I clearly remember my fourth grade teacher, Miss Winton patiently explaining how to add fractions but my fear of making aContinue reading ““I can’t help my kid with math. I was terrible in math in school.””