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by Cignition, on Dec 2, 2019 9:01:03 AM

When math is turned into a story with a beginning, middle, and end, children will place it in context and assign more meaning to the conceptual information being presented. In …

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Topics:Mathematics

by Cignition, on Dec 2, 2019 8:55:40 AM

1. LEGO Eiffel Tower Math Skills Practiced: Mental calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) Practice calculating area and perimeter and visually connecting similarities and differences between the two Understanding physical applications …

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by Silicon Valley Education Foundation, on Nov 12, 2018 8:49:58 AM

Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVeF) plays a key role in evaluating and connecting appropriate edtech companies to schools. They play an active role in the matching of companies to particular …

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Topics:MathematicsResearchEfficacy Study

by Math Enrichment, on Nov 12, 2018 8:19:54 AM

Cignition performed its first efficacy study with Math Enrichment, an organization that runs summer schools for approximately 1000 students in the San Francisco Bay Area. That study focused on rising …

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by Dr. Valorie Salimpoor, on Nov 7, 2018 10:19:05 AM

Why is math so difficult? Because “doing math” is not a unitary skill. It involves a long list of cognitive abilities, on each of which children vary widely in terms …

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Topics:Neuroscience of LearningMathematicsWorking Memory

by Dr. Valorie Salimpoor, on Nov 7, 2018 9:18:50 AM

Math is a subject that many students struggle with, yet it is one of the most important for many different types of careers, as well as a wide range of …

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Topics:Neuroscience of LearningMathematics

by Cignition, on Nov 6, 2018 1:51:53 PM

Dr Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the faculty director of youcubed. Her latest book is Mathematical Mindsets: Unleashing Students’ Potential through Creative Math, …

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Topics:NewsMathematics

by Cignition, on Nov 6, 2018 1:39:12 PM

Imagine if a student's first back-to-school math assignment came not in a worksheet, but in the form of a quest, directing them to craft buildings, grow plants, corral their animals, …

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by Mike Cohen, on Nov 6, 2018 12:33:39 PM

It’s common to hear well educated adults declare themselves “not a math person,” sometimes proudly. Indeed, many people of all ages believe that mathematical ability is something you are either born with …

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Topics:Neuroscience of LearningMathematics

by Common Sense Education, on Nov 6, 2018 12:14:43 PM

Cignition was honored to be named the only math program among Common Sense Education's 'Best Edtech of 2017' list. Read more at: https://wwwcommonsenseorg/education/top-picks/best-edtech-of-2017 …

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