## What problems do math teachers encounter in teaching mathematics?

Math teachers face three major challenges: Their beliefs about teaching and learning, their content and pedagogy knowledge, and time for reflection.

**What are the barriers of teaching and learning mathematics?**

The top barriers for mathematics teachers were heavily student related: Lack of prior knowledge and Lack of motivation/effort/interest. In addition, Parental support/involvement and Addressing misconceptions were also high concerns.

**What are the problems faced by teachers?**

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- Understanding the different learning challenges amongst students.
- Student family problems & bullying.
- Lack of funding.
- Lack of effective communication.
- Being encouraging and motivating under challenging times.
- Disciplining students.
- Endless paperwork & extended working hours.

### What are the factors why we encounter difficulties in learning mathematics?

According to teachers, students’ lack of effort and prerequisites are the major reasons for mathematics being a difficult subject for students. Reluctance to seek help from others, inattention in the classroom and students’ lack of motivation were also perceived to contribute toward difficulty in learning mathematics.

**What are the problems of learning mathematics?**

Inconsistent results in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Inability to visualize; appearing absentminded or lost in thought. Difficulty remembering math facts, concepts, rules, formulas, sequences, and procedures. Inconsistent mastery of math facts.

**What type of problems do teachers encounter in their classes?**

Top 21 Classroom Challenges, According to Teachers

- Lack of Time for Planning.
- Lot of Paperwork.
- Performance Pressure from School Administrators.
- Balancing Diverse Learning Needs.
- Handle too many masters.
- Get Burn out Easily.
- Lack of proper funding.
- Limitations of standardized Testing.

## What struggles and challenges have you encountered in the teaching and learning process in the implementation of the K to 12 program?

(2015) stressed the emerging issues of the K to 12 systems in its study: 1) the displacement of teachers at tertiary level; 2) the lack of information on the guidelines for implementation; 3) the lack of university students for two years; and 4) the lack of resources for implementation.

**What are some issues in mathematics?**

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- The Myth of the ‘Math Gene’ In a blog post for the American Mathematical Society, Brie Finegold addresses how the myth of the “math gene” does a disservice to math education.
- Confronting Anxiety.
- Racial Equity in Math Education.
- The Role of Fun.
- How to Effectively Use Technology.

**What are the problems encountered by the students?**

Common Issues

- Social anxiety, general anxiety, test anxiety, or panic attacks.
- Family expectations or problems.
- Depression, lack of energy or motivation, hopelessness, being overwhelmed, low self-esteem, homesickness, loneliness.
- Relationship difficulties (emotional and physical aspects of intimate relationships)

### What are the difficulties encountered in making lesson plan?

The frequently problems are the lack of knowledge on the various components in the lesson plan, selecting the appropriate learning materials, deciding the indicators and Page 14 3 objectives, setting the time allocation for teaching, and determining the evaluation/assessment.