Category: Early Learning

Why Math Drills and Practice Do Matter for Young Children

- Stanford University’s researchers studied how children’s brains grow in comparison with how they learn math during their schooling. The scientists discovered that as they became older, the students seemed to rely progressively more on fact retrieval than on counting numbers. Some physical changes in the developing brains were also remarkable: the neural …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #232: Children Who Became Poor Readers…

       

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Protect your Children from the Pernicious Myth of Inborn Math Ability

- The idea that math ability is genetic, an inherited and fixed asset, is a pernicious myth that condemns many children to failure from the earliest years. This deep-seated assumption that being good at math is a gift can severely impair a kid’s schooling, career and life. Instead of perpetuating such a detrimental belief, …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #231: Success in Reading…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #230: Daily Reading Practice…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #229: Parental Involvement…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #228: Success in Education, Work and Life…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #227: Babies Lacking High-Quality Care…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #226: The Key to Academic Success…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #225: Spatial Training…

       

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