"I hate math." "I'm flunking math." "Math isn't important for real life."
Those are refrains that many parents and math teachers are all-too familiar with.
But there's a movement in some math classrooms, where teachers are trying to get their students more excited about math. It's an effort to change what they call "math mindset," which teachers say can also impact math performance.
It's part of WBUR's series, Solving Our Math Problem.
This segment aired on April 10, 2017.