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Kids

How Adding Math to a Child’s Home Routine Can Advance Achievement

Parents who are uneasy about their own math skills often worry about how best to teach the subject to their kids.Well … there’s an app for that. Tons …

Mathematics

Performance Assessments Push Students to Work Harder

"I don't care about math," a ninth grade student at my school wrote in her "math-o-graphy" on the first day of class. This kind of apathy is a …

Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths

WE ALL KNOW there are endless career opportunities for science, technology and engineering graduates.<p>Maths is at the heart of each of these …

Lego and maths: building blocks for an education?

Birchfield school in rural Shropshire is the first school in the world to teach maths to five-year-olds using a programme supported by one of the best known brand names on the planet. There’s only one catch.<p>“It worries me that the children go home and tell their parents they’ve been playing with …

Education

JumpStart Revives Educational Game Math Blaster as a Facebook MMO

School of Dragons creator, JumpStart, which specializes in learning-based games for kids, has announced the release of Math Blaster on Facebook. …

10 Great Math Apps for Kids

These fun apps will reinforce basic arithmetic concepts and spark a love for learning math.<p>When it comes to teaching your kids math skills, you've done it all: quizzes over breakfast, extra homework help, bedtime stories that sneak in math concepts. If you're looking for new, clever ways to help …

Story-based 'Bedtime Math' app helps children get ahead in class

Sums before bed boost results: Story-based 'Bedtime Math' app helps children get ahead in class<p><b>Young children who were read bedtime stories that</b> …

Mathematics

Math apps your kids will want to play

With summer almost over, it's time to fire up your kids' brain cells. One way to ease them into the rigors of school is to introduce some fun math apps. These three apps score high on kid-appeal while also imparting solid math training.<p>Twelve a Dozen<p>Bossa Studios Ltd, best for ages 8-14, $3.99, …

Kids

5 Back-to-School Tips to Get Kids Ready for Math Class

Back-to-school is just around the corner – which means it's time for kids to start thinking about math.<p>A summer away from school can be a lot of fun, …

You Only Have 20 Seconds to Solve This Viral Math Problem

Go!<p>Another day, another viral math problem circulating the webz: <i>Guardian</i> math genius Alex Bellostweeted the above math problem saying that in Hong Kong, 6-year-olds are expected to solve it in 20 seconds or less. Can you?<p>~*~**~*~*~20 seconds later*~*~*~**~*~*~*~*<p>Did you do it? Are you smarter than …