Apparently there is a study out from the University of Chicago that focuses on the brain’s responses of people who suffer from math anxiety. According to study, math anxiety can actually cause pain! Check out this article from UChicago and tell me what you think!

# Hey all… I’m back!

So sorry for the lull in posting all! I moved a few weeks ago and then with the storm we lost power!! Many posts in progress, should have a few up this week!

# PokeMath

Found this one on Facebook, I have no idea where it came from originally though… I do like the choices though…. often contemplated option b 🙂

# Love and math

Wandering through some great webcomics and came across xkcd by Randall Monroe… I found this one rather funny and somewhat high school appropriate…

# Let’s be Rational!

Today’s topic is another foundational math concept – number classification! (I can hear you snoring cheering already!) So what’s the big deal, right? A number’s a number, isn’t it? Well, yes and no, just like a square is a shape with certain attributes, numbers themselves can be categorized. Take the chart I have so cleverly created. (BTW, … Continue reading

# Does it make sense?!

As the first real math topic of this blog, it is only appropriate I start with the concept of math sense. Ever look at your bill at a restaurant and know that your total is right, even though you didn’t memorize the exact cost of each item? How about that time you were in math class and the answer … Continue reading