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Help Your Child Get in the Mood for Math

Can your child's state of mind affect performance in math class? According to research, the brain’s “emotion” and “intellect” centers are connected. They are permanently entwined.

What this means for students is that their feelings can affect their ability to solve math problems. Think about it: If your child is nervous or upset about doing a worksheet, answering the questions may be a struggle. But if your child is calm and confident, things are likely to go better.

To encourage a positive attitude toward math:

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