Mythbusting: “I’m just not good at math!”

From an early age we are often informed – even if inadvertently – of our “limitations.” These supposed limitations might be imposed upon us by family, teachers, or friends: though often we impose them upon ourselves – by comparing ourselves to our peers or by telling ourselves we are not progressing quickly enough. If we […]

What if I find math hard?

Many students really do struggle in math: I’m certainly not suggesting otherwise. Experiencing challenges is part of the learning process; but it’s also, frankly, part of the fun. By actively engaging with that process, you’re not just learning math; you’re also learning about yourself: about what keeps you attentive, about what models and methods “make […]