Growth mindset makes maths fun!
Maths anxiety in pupils coming into High School was a concern for Andrew Bowles as Principal Teacher of Mathematics and Science at Dalbeattie High School in Dumfries and Galloway.
Winning Scotland's 2022 maths attitude survey showed 45% of Scotland's young people feel nervous or anxious about maths.
They used growth mindset techniques to disguise the classroom tasks - making maths more fun and less abstract, so pupils didn’t feel like they were doing maths. By the second week using growth mindset techniques they were seeing results.
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