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ERIC Number: EJ1097617
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Effective Teaching Circles: Support for Math Anxious Students
Powell, Mary Ann; Harrington, Judy
NADE Digest, v5 n2 p25-33 Spr 2011
Teaching circles are an innovative mechanism to support faculty and improve student learning. This article describes the use of instructor teaching circles to support math-anxious students at a mid-sized urban university, including the purposes, formation, and sometimes surprising outcomes associated with using this method. Teaching circles for supporting math-anxious students provide a specific case study exemplifying potential uses of circles to solve other types of instructional problems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nebraska
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