Are you a math teacher?
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This “can’t do math” mindset stems from different sources. Sometimes it’s fueled by parents or other care givers who have a fixed mindset about their own math abilities, and who foster the mindset of low math expectations for their child. But more often than we’d like to admit, it’s the result of the specific content that is being taught and/or the instructional methods and activities that are inadequate in helping students understand math concepts, leaving them confused and unsure of how to make connections to math in real-life situations.
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