BIOMAAP: Biology Student Math Attitudes and Anxiety Program

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Intro to BIOMAAP  Growth Mindset  Number Sense  Metacognition  Software

Introduction to BIOMAAP

Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Math Anxiety Overview

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minutes-1 hour presentation to give students general information on math anxiety and a few strategies to try on their own.
Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, math attitudes, 1 Hour, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Intro to BIOMAAP - Student Introduction

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This presentation is intended as a short, in-class introduction to the program and some of the research behind it, in hopes of generating ‘buy in’ for a course-long use of BIOMAAP materials.
Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, metacognition, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Intro to BIOMAAP - Faculty Math Anxiety Overview

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This presentation is intended as a stand alone 45 minute-1 hour presentation to introduce faculty or other instructors to the idea of math anxiety and some strategies they can use in their own courses.
Teaching material, math attitudes, Faculty, 1 Hour, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Assessment

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This can be given at the beginning and end of the BIOMAAP program, in order to measure student changes in math anxiety.
Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, survey, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Growth Mindset

Value of Mistakes

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This module familiarizes students with brain research describing our physiological response to mistakes, and how making mistakes is a useful part of learning.
growth mindset, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, mistakes, value of mistakes
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Introduction to Growth Mindset

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This module introduces students to the research supporting ‘growth mindset,’ the idea that you can increase your brainpower and ability through effort
growth mindset, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, metacognition, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Growth Mindset Shiny App

Learn what a growth mindset is and how it improves learning.


Number Sense

Number Sense

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

In this activity, students demonstrate their own innate number sense by playing an online game that asks them to estimate quantities that are flashed on screen for only milliseconds. Research suggests that all humans (and many other species as well!) are
Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, number sense, math attitudes, Less than 1 hour, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Figure of the Day

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

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Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
graphs, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Interpreting Graphs
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Answer Checking

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers in their biology and other courses. Students practice the answer checking strategies on a series of simple examples.
Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, math attitudes, answer checking, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Metacognition

Reflective Writing

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

This activity introduces the research showing a benefit of reflective writing, and then uses a modified version of the prompt from Park et al. to provide practice.
writing, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, reflective writing, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP
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Software

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Growth Mindset

Learn what a growth mindset is and how it improves learning.