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ScootPad :: Practice. Learn. Succeed.

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ScootPad is a leading math and reading practice platform for elementary grades (K-5). Self-paced and personalized practice on ScootPad keeps kids engaged & challenged. ScootPad is Free & Kids LOVE it!
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Is Algebra Necessary?

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As American students wrestle with algebra, geometry and calculus — often losing that contest — the requirement of higher mathematics comes into question.
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Mangahigh offers free online games to help students learn math | eSchool News

Mangahigh offers free online games to help students learn math | eSchool News | Preschool | Scoop.it
Founded by an experienced team of mathematicians and game specialists in the United Kingdom, Mangahigh is a free, games-based K-12 math teaching resource, where students can learn and practice math skills via purpose-built ...


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Ability for Mathematics May Be Inborn: Scientific American Podcast

Children who have a good sense of numbers also tend to have a talent for arithmetic, even before formal training.

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World's fastest number game wows spectators and scientists

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One million Japanese children every year learn the abacus, which they call soroban.

 

The high point of the abacus calendar is the All Japan Soroban Championship, which took place earlier this year in Kyoto.

 

And the high point of the championship is the category called "Flash Anzan" – which does not require an abacus at all.

 

Or rather, it requires contestants to use the mental image of an abacus. Since when you get very good at the abacus it is possible to calculate simply by imagining one.

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PBS KIDS Lab website offers new resources to help children build math skills | eSchool News

PBS KIDS Lab website offers new resources to help children build math skills | eSchool News | Preschool | Scoop.it
The Public Broadcasting System has expanded its PBS KIDS Lab website, which offers more than 50 cross-platform games designed to help children ages 2-8 develop their math skills, by adding new features to support caregivers and teachers.
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Math: Evolve | Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it

Math: Evolve | Game-Based Learning | Scoop.it | Preschool | Scoop.it
When many people are asked why we should use games in education, they respond with answers like: “Kids love them!” “They are fun!” “Games engage students!
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Math research reveals early-learning needs | Boosting Math Skills Through Personalized Instruction | eSchoolNews.com

Math research reveals early-learning needs | Boosting Math Skills Through Personalized Instruction | eSchoolNews.com | Preschool | Scoop.it

Numbers, counting, and low-level arithmetic are three basic competencies that are vital to later success in math, and students should have these key math skills in first grade in order to be successful in math in fifth grade, according to a...

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Catherine Baker's curator insight, April 13, 7:19 PM

Math in the primary grades build the foundation for their future... think about it!