Kids who move while learning may observe more

Mar 30, 2016 by

A new study of 500 children in the Netherlands found that those who learned math and spelling in physically active classes tested better than kids who sat at their desks....

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Improving your toddler’s memory now has long-term benefits

Feb 18, 2016 by

New research found that preschoolers who scored lower on memory tasks are likely to score higher on a dropout risk scale at age 12....

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How to Build a Better Learner by Gary Stix

Nov 10, 2014 by

Here’s an article from Aug. 2011 Scientific American about brain training:...

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Inborn deficit adds to dyscalculia

Jul 14, 2014 by

Researchers in Austria have discovered that an inborn deficit causes kids with dyscalculia (trouble with math) to have an imprecise representation of numbers....

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Hand gesturing during math lessons increases understanding

Apr 2, 2014 by

New research from the University of Chicago Department of Psychology found that children who used their hands to gesture during math lessons better understood the problems they were taught....

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Being “good at math” not an innate skill

Jan 29, 2014 by

Research on Norwegian students of average age 10.5 years found that practice, no innate math skills, makes you good at math....

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Early spatial skills and knowledge of written letters predicts math competence...

Nov 12, 2013 by

It’s not oral language skills that predict math, according to longitudinal research out of Finland....

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