As students progress through their K-12 years they become more likely to engage in comparisons to determine whether they are either a “math person” or a “reading person.”
Although we often think that we don’t want to make mistakes, this new model of learning reminds us that trying new things and making mistakes are our best teachers.
Teaching this set of skills – particularly with the use of physical manipulatives – is highly effective at improving mathematics performance and makes learning more engaging, accessible, and equitable.
Among adults who vary in their knowledge of number words, the ability to reason about numbers is bound by the highest number they can count to.
What are the fundamental skills that young children need to develop at the start of school for future academic success? While a large body of res...
Young children who practice visual working memory and reasoning tasks improve their math skills more than children who focus on spatial rotation exercises.
A new study explains why people rarely look at a situation, object or idea that needs improving -- in all kinds of contexts -- and think to remove something as a solution. Instead, we almost always add some element, whether it helps or not.
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