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Points Lines And Planes Billionaire Review Game

“ A strategy trivia game on Points Lines And Planes to help students review for exams.”
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Learning Geometry Online

Learning Geometry Online | Technology and Mathematics Classroom | Scoop.it
For today’s Technology Tip we have some websites for our Math teachers to enjoy. Of course, according to Plato we could all use a little more geometry in our lives.. These sites are also good examples of the kinds of interactive tutorials that students can find online:
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How to Deal With Kids’ Math Anxiety | MindShift

How to Deal With Kids’ Math Anxiety | MindShift | Technology and Mathematics Classroom | Scoop.it
“ In children with math anxiety, seeing numbers on a page stimulates the same part of the brain that would respond if they spotted a slithering snake or a creeping spider—math is that scary. Brain scans of these children also show that when they’re in the grip of math anxiety, activity is reduced in the information-processing and reasoning areas of their brains—exactly the regions that should be working hard to figure out the problems in front of them. These new findings, published this month in the journal Psychological Science, demonstrate that math anxiety is real and can’t simply be wished away. But there are specific exercises that have been shown to reduce students’ nervousness and allow them to focus on their work without the powerful distraction of fear.”
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William Emeny's curator insight, April 26, 2013 3:06 PM

Research finds getting kids with maths anxiety to journal about their feelings before a maths test helps reduce their stress and leads to better performance...