Week 6 Discussion
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Watch the video below in which Robert Ahdoot presents his approach to conquering math anxiety. In the middle of the video, Ahdoot provides his specific approach and examples that illustrate how he teaches math. After viewing the video, answer the questions below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66y4W5HervQ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Considering your history with math, assess Mr. Ahdoot’s method of teaching:
- Do you think you would have benefited from his teaching approach when you were in middle/high school? Why or why not? Explain and support your answer.
- Do you think that Mr. Ahdoot’s approach actually addresses the root issue of math anxiety? Why or why not? Explain and support your answer.
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