Semi-structured block play among preschool-age children has the potential to improve two skills – mathematics and executive functioning – critical to kindergarten readiness, according a new study by Purdue University researchers. Continue reading “Block play could improve your child’s math skills, executive functioning”
Study shows for first time that a free, online course can change students’ mindsets towards their mathematical abilities, leading to increased academic achievement Continue reading “Changing students’ attitudes to mathematics improves test scores”
Counting, sorting and simple sums: More math activities at home might boost kids’ early number processing and calculation skills. Continue reading “Early numeracy performance of young kids linked to specific math activities at home”
Preschool children who engage in math at home with their parents not only improve their math skills, but also their general vocabulary, according to research from Purdue University.
KFU’s invited professor Andreja Istenic Starcic is a widely known expert focusing on questions of teaching, development, implementation of teaching technologies, and innovative concepts for various groups of people with learning difficulties.
A classroom full of children waving their arms up and down, jumping, and tapping to the beat may sound like a gym class, but these movement exercises are actually designed for the classroom to help children learn math and writing.