- Engage students in a working relationship.
- Explore strengths and obstacles to learning.
- Set them up for success.
- Improve math vocabulary.
- Provide tools to seek help.
- Explore self-image.
I'm wondering how anyone in the world can hate math. But those people are not hard to find. I tutor college students in college algebra and pre-algebra and some of those students hate.... and by hate I mean hate numbers, math, formulas, everything and anything about math. Confronted with repeated failure, math anxiety may be masked with callousness , anger, or false indifference. There are ways you can curb this math angst and below are the featured strategies.