Here’s how to conquer math anxiety and succeed this semester
So many people struggle with mathematics that there’s a term for the dread you feel when faced with a calculation: math anxiety. But the good news is, math doesn’t have to be scary.
Dr. Lindsey Daniels (she/hers), an assistant professor of teaching in the UBC department of mathematics, has some tips for high school and beyond to help students overcome their fear of fractions and succeed in the classroom.
Aug 29, 2023
Math phobias: fighting the fear
In Canada, math is often a dreaded subject in school — something that UBC education professor Marina Milner-Bolotin hopes to change.
Oct 21, 2015
Shame and honour increase cooperation: UBC study informs future strategy for tackling global challenges
onour and shame work equally well in encouraging social cooperation, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology.
Jun 1, 2011