Does Math Make You Anxious? [E-Book] / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2015
4 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
PISA in Focus ; 48
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Greater anxiety towards mathematics is associated with lower scores in mathematics, both between and within countries. The better a student’s schoolmates perform in mathematics, the greater the student’s anxiety towards mathematics. Teachers’ use of formative assessment practices is associated with lower levels of mathematics anxiety in 39 countries and economies.