Math

Mothers’ early support improves children’s later math achievement

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Early math knowledge is as important as early literacy for children’s subsequent achievement. In fact, research has shown that early math skills predict later school success better than early reading skills, and can even predict income in adulthood. Yet little…
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The new approach will allow us to develop diagnostic tools that do not require any formal math knowledge

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A new theory regarding how the brain first learns basic math could alter approaches to identifying and teaching students with math learning disabilities. Published in the Behavioral and Brain Sciences journal, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers offer a…
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