Math mind hacks: Make mistakes on purpose

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Make Mistakes

Turn making mistakes into a game. Make as many mistakes as you can in one problem. Can you make huge mistakes? Tiny, subtle mistakes? Clever mistakes and silly mistakes?

This game helps to prevent, or cure, math anxiety.

Here is Neil Gaiman’s speech on the subject.

Thank you for the poster idea, Julia Brodsky of the Art of Inquiry!


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