- Published: 17/08/2023
Associate Professor at the University of Warwick, Sue Johnston-Wilder, discusses the prevalence of anxiety in our maths classrooms.
A transcript (PDF) of this episode is available to download.
Taking part in the discussion:
- Sue Johnston-Wilder, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Warwick and co-founder of the international Mathematical Resilience Network
- Rebecca Longworth, Communications Manager at the NCETM.
- 01.06 – Introduction and background of Sue’s work
- 04.29 – The brain and maths anxiety
- 10.34 – Who does maths anxiety affect?
- 16.00 – What signs to look out for
- 18.11 – Tips for teachers
- 23.07 – Where can we learn more about maths anxiety? Final thoughts from Sue
- A Toolkit for Teachers and Learners, Parents, Carers and Support Staff: Improving Mathematical Safeguarding and Building Resilience to Increase Effectiveness of Teaching and Learning Mathematics
- Overcoming Mathematical Helplessness and Developing Mathematical Resilience in Parents: An Illustrative Case Study
- Addressing Mathematics Anxiety: A Case Study in a High School in Brazil
- Dan Siegel's Hand Model of the Brain video (YouTube)
- Explore previous episodes of the NCETM podcast in our archive.
- Siegel D (2011) Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
- Benson H (2000) The Relaxation Response.