Causes of Math fear
Math anxiety is a psychological response to Math doing in you, which might have been a dark part of your academics due to previous experiences. It could be that you might have encountered bullying moments from your peers or embarrassing gestures from your teachers, due to your lack of Math skills in the previous classes. An intimidation, rather an inhibition should have developed in your mind, making you feel that you are not compatible with Math theories, making you a fish out of water in Math classes. It is not a matter to worry, once you realize this negative thinking of your mental process and take steps to get over the past.
What to do to get over Math anxiety and develop strong Math skills?
Step1- First, have self reflection and find out what actually is the basic problem in doing Math. You may not be sound in your addition or subtraction. Don’t worry! It is a common problem with most of the students. They lack in the strong foundation of fundamental arithmetic calculations and feel shy to do something about it. Why not try a refresher course or remedial course in basic Arithmetic? You will find your morale boosted and do not feel embarrassed to sit with your peers in doing your Math problems. You feel comfortable with your online tutoring sessions as well, if you feel to choose one. Instant queries and doubts of yours are valid ones with the strong arithmetic knowledge that your tutors online find it interesting to answer your queries, instead of embarrassing you with basic explanations.
Step2- Try to know what thoughts about Math hamper your learning Math- You might imagine that you are not that fast in doing Math, you do not have a Math mind, Math is not your comfortable zone and it is beyond your comprehension. Give up all those negative thoughts. Choose a center that offers psychological counseling to trigger off positive vibes in you about Math. Follow the relaxation techniques suggested by the psychologists and be regular in…