Making Math Accessible

Return to: Will Adamczak's Portfolio Page or ETAP 623 Spring 2014

Introduction

By the end of this mini-course you will be able to will be able to:

  • Identify potential barriers to students learning mathematics and common difficulties encountered by students.
  • Select strategies to minimize those barriers.
  • Select and apply appropriate motivational strategies.

Before beginning lesson one try to think through barriers that students encounter frequently and what examples of this you have seen in students.

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Lesson One: What keeps a student from learning and appreciating mathematics?

Lesson Two: Working with disabilities and anxiety in math.

Lesson Three: Motivating Mathematics

Final Assessment: Motivating Mathematics