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These are the selected modules for this Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN). During the Spring 2020 semester, participants will adapt and implement full modules or pieces of them into their classrooms. These modules cover a range of math attitude topics, so please select the activities that will fit best into your course curriculum.

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.
metacognition, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate
582
190
1
0
10.2018

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.
math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, 1 Hour
726
236
3
0
10.2018

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.
math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, Faculty, 1 Hour
566
155
0
0
10.2018

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, metacognition, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate
908
463
5
0
10.2018

Figure of the Day

Arietta Fleming-Davies, Jeremy M Wojdak

Version: 1.0

Students use their number sense to make observations and come up with reasonable guesses or explanations for the patterns shown.
graphs, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Interpreting Graphs, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate
1.8K
499
10
0
10.2018

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, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, mistakes, value of mistakes, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate
960
530
2
0
10.2018

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
number sense, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, Less than 1 hour
1.5K
2.1K
0
0
10.2018

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.
math attitudes, answer checking, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate
665
272
4
0
10.2018

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, reflective writing, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate
801
595
4
0
10.2018

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.
survey, math attitudes, Resources @ BIOMAAP, Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate
549
545
0
0
10.2018