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Topic: Sidebar: math LD
Replies: 12   Last Post: Sep 18, 1997 5:48 PM

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Tad Watanabe

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Re: Sidebar: math LD
Posted: Sep 18, 1997 11:08 AM
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I think math anxiety is real and it can be treated. But, I also think an
anxiety about anything is not the same thing about LD. Perhaps I am
wrong. Any comment?

Tad Watanabe
Towson University
Towson, Maryland

On Thu, 18 Sep 1997, Judy Roitman wrote:

> The whole notion of math anxiety has always bothered me. It seems
> unnecessary and a block to helping students. Math avoidance is the issue,
> and reifying transient anxiety seems counterproductive.
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