The relationship between math anxiety and student achievement of middle school students
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A 12-item Math Questionnaire (MQ) was developed and distributed to 381 middle school students in a northern Colorado middle school during the 2013-2014 school year. Data from the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) during the 2012-2013 school year were used to compare mathematics achievement to mathematic anxiety. Middle school grades consist of sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students who range in ages of 11 to 14 years old. Results from the quantitative study showed there were statistically significant differences between mathematics anxiety and achievement on TCAP. Students ...