字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Okay so when I was younger I wasn't really great at math. I was good at other stuff like literature and language arts and history and all that stuff but I just couldn't do math as well as I could do other things. I was home-schooled up until fourth grade when I started actually going to a public school and the first year I was there I really really struggled in math class my teacher didn't help. He would purposefully call on me even though my hand wasn't raised for a problem. I don't know if other teachers do that but it just didn't help in my case whatsoever. And he would call on me and I just, I would never have the correct answer. And I'd always I would turn red and I would get all flustered and I would mutter and it just made everything so much worse. That didn't help my self-esteem at all because the other kids would look at me and be like" oh why doesn't she know math oh she's such an idiot for being a homeschooler oh." And I did know math it wasn't my strong point I mean we all have weaknesses and stuff stuff like that. Most people watching this are good at math and I bet some aren't but that's okay. Yeah this continued for a while and I tried to get there but it just wouldn't stick in my memory as much as other stuff would. So I passed fourth grade and the same stuff happened in fifth grade. Like, I wasn't really getting a hold on anything and it just wasn't really my favorite thing to do and I really tried to prioritize it and help myself. And my parents tried to help and they even made me stay after school so I could learn more things about it and that didn't help either. And I had another math teacher and he wouldn't help either. He would do the same stuff the previous teacher would. He would call out my name even though my hand wasn't raised and I'd have to sit there like an idiot and just keep quiet. And then all the kids would laugh me and he'd go on to a different person which i think is a wrong way to try to teach somebody who's just calling out on them when they're not expecting it. And I'm in eighth grade now and I did pass six and seventh grade. It is pretty much the same story for all the grades that I struggled in math. And now I am taking out on at school and I'm home schooled again and I've gotten so much better at math and I can do stuff that I'm confident with and I'm just grateful that I'm not as bad as I was. And it just takes time and it takes a certain kind of person as well and you just have to know what's right for you. Like you don't have to be great at a certain subject you can be perfectly fine in another subject and I'm telling you this story because I know a lot of kids out there are not as great as other stuff. It could be a sport, it could be a subject in school, it could be literally anything. But it's okay if you don't get that hold on whatever you're trying to learn. It's just that you don't have to change, you just might want to improve and it helped a lot.