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Re: Sidebar: math LD
Posted:
Sep 18, 1997 11:08 AM


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. > > > >  > Judy Roitman  "Whoppers Whoppers Whoppers! > Math, University of Kansas  memory fails > Lawrence, KS 66045  these are the days." > 7858644630  Larry Eigner, 19271996 >  > Note new area code >  > http://titania.math.ukans.edu/faculty/roitman/ >  > >



