From: New York Magazine

How Parents Give Their Kids Math Anxiety

New York Magazine:

If figuring out how to split the bill fairly at a restaurant is enough to leave you feeling sweaty and nervous, maybe you are not the most qualified person to help a young kid with his or her math homework. A new study, published online this week in the journal Psychological Science, confirms this, suggesting that kids internalize their parents’ math anxiety — and that when math-anxious parents try to help their kids with their math homework, it often ends up backfiring.

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Good article, very interesting and I saw my husband profile … but then how can parents help children in succeeding in maths homeworks? If they ask for help and teachers do not act as they should, which are practical examples to help our children? Thanks

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