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    Anxiety and Mathematics

    An Update

    Sheila Tobias and Carol Weissbrod
    Sheila Tobias and Carol Weissbrod argue that remedies for "math anxiety" need to be evaluated and new techniques devised that are more closely linked to theories of learning. They maintain that proper techniques can be effective in reversing female under-achievement in mathematics and that further research will indicate comparable techniques to prevent math avoidance. Research relating mathematical achievement to gender is reviewed.

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    Spring 1980 Issue

    Abstracts

    The Passion and Challenge of Teaching
    Sophie Freud Loewenstein
    Success Anxiety in Women
    A Constructivist Interpretation of its Source and its Significance
    Georgia Sassen
    Advancing in School Administration
    A Pilot Project for Women
    Kathleen D. Lyman and Jeanne J. Speizer
    Sexism in Teacher Education Texts
    Myra Pollack Sadker and David Miller Sadker
    Employment and Education of Mexican-American Women
    The Interplay of Modernity and Ethnicity in Eight Families
    Maxine Baca Zinn
    Anxiety and Mathematics
    An Update
    Sheila Tobias and Carol Weissbrod
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