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White matter microstructure correlates of mathematical giftedness and intelligence quotient

“White matter microstructure correlates of mathematical giftedness and intelligence quotient” is the title of an article reporting new research appearing in this month’s issue of the scientific journal, Human Brain Mapping. According to the article’s abstract: Recent functional neuroimaging studies have … Continue reading

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New Teaching Method Improves Math Skills, Closes Gender Gap in Young Students

An article appearing this week in ScienceDaily summarizes implications of new work by Florida State University researchers. According to the article, “New Teaching Method Improves Math Skills, Closes Gender Gap in Young Students“: When early elementary math teachers ask students to explain … Continue reading

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Non-Traditional Mathematics Curriculum Results in Higher Standardized Test Scores

A recent ScienceDaily article discusses implications of new research appearing in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, “Non-Traditional Mathematics Curriculum Results in Higher Standardized Test Scores.” According to the article: James Tarr, a professor in the MU College of Education, and … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT Do Girls Really Experience More Anxiety in Mathematics?

“Do Girls Really Experience More Anxiety in Mathematics” is the title of an article reporting new research in the most recent edition of the journal, Psychological Science. According to the article’s abstract: Two studies were conducted to examine gender differences in … Continue reading

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Kids’ Reading, Math Skills Tied to Future Success

“Kids’ Reading, Math Skills Tied to Future Success” is the title of an article in a recent issue of Health. The article discusses implications of new research appearing in the May 2 issue of Psychological Science: “Enduring Links From Childhood Mathematics and … Continue reading

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Size, wiring of brain structures in kids predict benefit from math tutoring, study says

T This is a small study, so be careful of assuming the results are valid, but it will be interesting to see if larger studies confirm the researchers’ findings: http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2013/april/math.html ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education … Continue reading

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Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Lower-Poverty Schools

This just in from the National Center for Educational Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research: http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001469-calder-working-paper-52.pdf ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the … Continue reading

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