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You hear it pretty often, even from successful and highly educated individuals: “I’m just not good at math.” Commonplace as it may seem, a lack of confidence in one’s math skills can hinder achievement in…
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Gardening is a fun hands on activity that gets kids outdoors and offers a great opportunity to teach measurements, addition, and other mathematical principles. “According to national research, garden-based learning delivers,” writes Maaike Baker in Civil Eats. “REAL School Gardens, a nonprofit organization that trains teachers and creates garden learning environments for schools across the … Continued
Most board games and card games can be turned into a way to practice learned math skills. Here are a few of our favorites.
Recent studies from education researchers suggest that gender gaps in math and science are formed early on. Here’s what parents can do to stop it.
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Both early research and anecdotal evidence suggests that educational digital games help kids today learn faster than traditional instruction.
Enhance your laid-back summer days with a bit of learning by playing these classic games with a math twist.