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Research: Memorizing Times Tables Misses the Point

Policy, Research, & Analysis, Study Skills February 18, 2015 at 8:00 am

Do you remember learning your times tables as a child? And what about “Minute Math”? Timed math quizzes and drills are commonly used as classroom tools to reinforce basic concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. But according to Stanford professor and education scholar Jo Boaler, these teaching methods canRead More

Catching and Preventing Math Difficulties Early On

Catching and Preventing Math Difficulties Early On

Health & Science, PreK November 11, 2014 at 10:04 pm

There are many unique stresses associated with being the parent of a toddler – from the terrible two’s to the first day at preschool and beyond. One such stress comes from watching your children’s first steps into education. Will they be adequately prepared by the time they get to kindergarten?Read More