Math anxiety is a negative feeling or fear associated with math, and can develop in students who have had negative experiences with learning math in the past. Math anxiety may cause students to avoid math, believe that they can not learn math, or freeze during assessments. There are real physical symptoms associated with math anxiety, such as increased heart rate, nausea, sweating, and shortness of breath. With support and a positive learning environment, it is possible for students to overcome math anxiety.
If math anxiety happens to you, you’re not alone. Watch this video to learn about math anxiety.
For more information about what math anxiety is, check out this video:
Regulating your emotions with mindful exercises can help reduce math anxiety. Watch this video for strategies to overcome your math anxiety.