“Math was always my hardest subject,“ admits Cassandra Thonstad. As a student she got good grades, but that didn’t make her a good learner. That’s why math was tough: “I couldn’t fake my way through.”
When she got to college at the University of Oregon she learned to “struggle productively and persevere,” she says, and went on to earn her master’s degrees in both mathematics and education.
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