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7 everyday ways to foster children’s math and literacy skills to avoid ‘summer slide’ learning loss

Before going out, instead of doing the planning yourself, ask your child to help plan or map out the route, read a map, decide what to pack and check and prepare for the weather. Credit: Pexels/RDNE Stock project The summer is a great time for children to play, relax and socialize with friends. It can also be a time when children lose some of what they learned during the school year.

California math overhaul focuses on equity amid low test scores

California education officials on Wednesday approved a long-studied overhaul of the state’s math teaching guide, with sweeping changes designed to make the subject more relevant and accessible, stirring debate over whether it will improve poor student achievement or harm learning for 5.8 million public school students.The 1,000-page teaching framework before the state Board of Education was approved unanimously, culminating a process that has taken more than four years and three versions. The guide emphasizes replacing…

Board Games Boost Math Ability in Young Children

Number-based board games significantly enhance children’s math skills, according to a review of 23 years of research. A study found that regular board game sessions boost three to nine-year-olds’ counting, addition, and number comparison abilities. Researchers advocate for a greater emphasis on using board games in early education and for scientifically evaluating their efficacy.A comprehensive review of research from the past 23 years indicates that number-based board games significantly improve young children’s…

Why putting off college math can be a good idea

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Putting off college math could improve the likelihood that students remain in college. But that may only be true as long as students don't procrastinate more than one year. This is what colleagues and I found in a study published in 2023 of 1,119 students at a public university for whom no remedial coursework was required during their first year.

The Math Problem Stymieing Small Businesses in Rural America

The gap between real-estate appraisals and construction costs is getting wider, holding back entrepreneurs and the revitalization of rural communities. The gap between real-estate appraisals and construction costs is getting wider, holding back entrepreneurs and the revitalization of rural communities. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is…

Board games boost math ability in young children, study finds

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Board games based on numbers, like Monopoly, Othello and Chutes and Ladders, make young children better at math, according to a comprehensive review of research published on the topic over the last 23 years. Board games are already known to enhance learning and development including reading and

Study shows greater emotional exhaustion among math teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain In a longitudinal study, researchers were able to examine the significance of the COVID-19 pandemic on the professional well-being of math teachers. On a scale of 1 to 4, the mean emotional exhaustion of teachers increased from 1.89 in 2019 to 2.41 in 2021. At the same time, enthusiasm for teaching decreased on average, from 3.52 in 2019 to 3.21 in 2021.…

A Computer-Assisted Proof Solves the ‘Packing Coloring’ Problem

Heule, however, found the discovery of past results invigorating. It demonstrated that other researchers found the problem important enough to work on, and confirmed for him that the only result worth obtaining was to solve the problem completely.“Once we figured out there had been 20 years of work on the problem, that completely changed the picture,” he said.Avoiding the VulgarOver the years, Heule had made a career out of finding efficient ways to search among vast possible combinations. His approach is called SAT…