Schools Must Focus on the Basics and Avoid Gimmicks Such as Brain Gym

Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted (the UK Office for Standards in Education) warned teachers against "gimmicks" such as Brain...

Intelligence, Memory, and Concentration Are Like Muscles

"Intelligence, memory, and concentration are like muscles, and develop through persistent exercise."

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With the Right Teaching Methods

"With the right teaching methods, any girl can do as well as any boy in numeracy, and any boy can do as well as any girl in lite

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When Children Start School

"When children start school, their mastery of numeracy and literacy fundamentals is the most important factor in predicting subs

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Skills-Focused Preschool Programs vs Whole-Child Curricula

According to a new study led by the University of California, Irvine, skills-focused preschool programs are as good and perhaps...

Girls and Boys Are Rather Similar in Math Performance

The question of whether genders have an impact on math performance is not a so simple one. Overall, there are little differences...