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Good at math students…
memorize algorithms, many times without true understanding
confident in their answers
want to share thinking with their peers
Poor at math students…
think there is only one way to do math
think math is hard and they will never understand it
hate math
disengaged
would rather fail than appear stupid in front of their peers
want to learn but don’t want to ask questions for fear of feeling “stupid”
Both…
can learn anything/concept with the right motivation
want to do well in front of their peers
with the right environment are willing to take risks