Addressing Misconceptions in Math Learning


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What is a math misconception?

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1. How does having a math misconception hurt a math student?

2. Which of the following can you do to identify your students' math misconceptions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study resources will quiz your comprehension of misconceptions in math. Quiz topics include a definition of a math misconception and a challenge it would present to any student of math.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • One way of determining a student's misconception of math
  • The next step after figuring out those misconceptions in the classroom
  • Appropriate response to your math students who haven't fully grasped the material

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on addressing misconceptions in math
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of misconceptions in math and how they're connected to various classroom procedures
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one effect of a student having misconceptions about math

Additional Learning

Find out more about the area of study via the accompanying lesson called Addressing Misconceptions in Math Learning. You'll be going over these study points:

  • An example of a common misconception in math
  • Analysis of how math misconceptions impact classroom learning
  • The importance of identifying those misconceptions in class