Maths Attitude Questions

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Attitude – General

1. I like maths at school.

2. I am good at maths.

3. My teacher thinks I am good at maths.

4. My Mum and Dad think I am good at maths.

5. I enjoy doing maths in my own time (not at school).

6. I enjoy doing things in maths that I haven't tried before.

Engagement – General

1. At school, I feel like I am included in things.

2. I make friends easily at school.

3. School is a place where I feel I belong.

4. I do not feel awkward and out of place at school.

5. Other students seem to like me at school.

6. I do not feel lonely at school.

Motivation – General

1. I try hard to make sure that I am good at my school work.

2. When I am improving in my school work I try even harder.

3. The harder the problem the harder I try.

4. I try hard at school because I am interested in my work.

5. I work hard to try and understand new things at school.

6. I am always trying to do better in my school work.

7. I like being given the chance to do something again to make it better.

8. I try harder when schoolwork is interesting.

Motivation – Mathematics

1. It is very important to me to be good at maths.

2. I try to get more maths answers right than my friends.

3. I like hard, challenging maths.

4. I do as much school work as possible in maths.

5. I like to help my friends with their maths school work.

6. I like it when the maths examples are hard.

 Interest – Mathematics

1. I think maths is exciting and interesting.

2. I never get tired of doing maths.

3. I like to do and think about maths outside of school.

4. I think maths helps me to understand life.

5. I think that maths helps people make important decisions.

6. Maths is not boring.

Self-Regulation – General

1. During class time I pay attention most of the time.

2. When reading for this subject, I make up questions to help my focus.

3. When I become confused about something I’m reading for this subject. I go back and try to figure it out.

4. I ask myself questions to make sure I understand the material that I’ve been studying in class.

5. When studying for this subject I try and work out which concepts I don’t understand well.

6. If I get confused taking notes in class, I make sure I sort it out afterwards.