Jones believes “homework is just tedious” and repetition of a material only helps in math and reading. But, in an English class, teachers need to assign essays or writing assignments as homework. Teachers cannot subtract precious class time having students compose compositions that otherwise they could spend teaching proper grammar rules or
It is safe to assume that the level of difficulty of the math alone would not be enough to elicit such an intense reaction, which means that other negative experiences must be in effect. Whether it be the fear of being labelled as dumb for not being able to do math—which Lia relates to—or the memories of math class in grade school, people carry this math anxiety with them. Ashcraft goes on to place some of the blame on how “U.S. culture abounds with attitudes that foster math anxiety: Math is thought to be inherently difficult (as Barbie dolls used to say, ‘Math class is hard’)” (Ashcraft 181). People who have suffered from math anxiety—victims of the
Time and I went and observed Mr.Sundance’s math concepts class. Upon hearing that this class has students from different backgrounds and cultures, my preconception was formed. My preconception was based on previous experiments and it was that the class will be a big mess since not all students came from the same grade and age group. I have been in math classes where students came from different grades and the teacher has a really hard time teaching the class because the older students seem to understand concepts better than the younger students. This created a big gap in gardes that the students received as well as the speed in which they move on forward to the next concepts.
One of Turkle’s arguments is that students tend to choose hyper attention over deep attention as their default. I agree with this idea; some students choose hyper attention, which makes it difficult for them to multitask and focus. As my ECE teacher told the class, students do better if they read the textbook before they come and refresh their memory in class because information is easier to absorb when students are doing just one thing instead of doing multiple things at once. During one of the math sections, I was busy copying down all the algebraic equations on the board, but I discovered that I could not process the method and algorithm in solving the problem even though I copied it all down. I felt as though I was just transferring the information on the board to my paper.
The reason I didn’t do to well on elementary school reading tests wasn’t simply because I was lousy at reading comprehension, I could never understand what the question was asking. I dreaded reading tests. Low 70’s on tests in my house were awful and cry worthy. After taking Mr. Clayton’s class, I’ve definitely improved. I can tell what the question wants me to pick and which answer is the most correct.
But to my surprise, I did pretty good and learned a lot of new things I can use outside the classroom. I never expected myself to do good in math; it was a total shock to me, the most shocking part of the whole thing was I exactly learn something I can use outside the classroom. My overall opinion on math being useless has changed dramatically ever since Math 103. Before I use to see math as black and white, ever since Math 103 I see multiple colors now, my mind is more open. Now I can explain to someone that doubts math, on why math is important to them and how it is an essential tool in their life.
Despite having autism, he was able to understand given math problems, knows how to spell words perfectly, and had a pretty big vocabulary for his age. However, he saw a word he didn 't know he got really frustrated. He felt very confused and felt that he was inferior to the other kids for not knowing a few words. His school work was like every other normal kid, about average. When it came to school work that required reasoning, he became utterly confused on the given assignment and decides to give up on it.
They just check their Facebook message or watching the television in the middle of doing homework because they can’t focus on a single task. Because many people believe multitasking is required ability to keep pace with rapid changes in modern trends, even though those kinds are originally different from each other, recent society tends to blur the distinctions between them. Particularly for students, they believe they are multitasking
Their understanding of numbers, time, and space is now finally developed. They are generally able to understand simple fractions in Roberto's case he is not at that level yet and it tends to suffer once in a while. He is a bit clueless and at his age, he has difficulties writing, following directions, and understanding simple equations and fractions. It is understandable since Math get more complicated at 8 years old, even though, he tends to make mistakes while working on his math homework his favorite subject it's