“I hate Math. I have never been good at it. And tell me, when am I honestly ever going to use this again?”
We have to change the way students think about math, and not only math. We have to change the way they think about their relationship with math. Most importantly we have to change the way our students think about themselves. The problems are not small, but the solutions may be.
Read more in this blog post from ThinkingOutLoud: Helping Students to Develop an Appreciation for Math | Edutopia