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First Graders Who Lack Math Skills Still Lag As Adults
2013-02-28 13:32:32

A new study reveals that by seventh grade, students who failed to acquire basic math skills in the first grade scored far behind their peers when taking a test on basic mathematical abilities that are required for daily adult life.

2013-02-15 23:04:35

Getting children to learn math can become a chore if the child feels it is tedious or boring.

2012-12-14 05:01:15

Lymboo (http://www.lymboo.com), an education technology startup, announces the availability of their innovative online math practice program that aims to revolutionize

2012-12-11 05:01:13

California’s preschools face a number of challenges in implementing a high quality math curriculum, according to an EdSource report released today, titled Math in a Child’s World: Policy

Study Shows US College Students Suck At Math
2012-11-29 16:26:46

A new research paper looked at how U.S. students fared in comparison to other nations, and found that our national math IQ is lacking.

Opinion: Is It Really Math Anxiety?
2012-09-13 08:10:29

Cognition researchers have long held an interest in a phenomenon known as “math anxiety.” While this has been extensively studied among middle and high-school students, very little is known about whether it exists with younger children.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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