Girls learn fear of math from anxious teachers

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Female elementary school teachers who are anxious about math pass on their fears to the girls that they teach.

The findings are the product of a study of 17 first- and second-grade teachers and their classes. The researchers found that boys’ math performance was not related to their teacher’s math anxiety while girls’ math achievement was.

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