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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 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 Katrina Schwartz, on Nov 6, 2018 9:40:52 AM

Original article: https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/46865/what-neuroscience-can-tell-us-about-making-fractions-stick Fractions are a notoriously tricky part of elementary math education for many children. Too often teachers struggle to ensure students are grasping the conceptual underpinnings of this …

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