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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

150- Healing Math Trauma: What to Do When Math Hurts

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
2011 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Kasi C. Allen
Kemble Schnell and James D. Coombs


The evidence is mounting. What we once called math anxiety appears to be a form of trauma for many people—about a third of the population. The damage can begin at a very young age and last a lifetime. Come hear about recent findings in neuroscience as well as psychology. Discuss the implications and learn about strategies to support healing.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session