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Why 5-Year-Old Kids Can Do Algebra

Why 5-Year-Old Kids Can Do Algebra | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Find algebra difficult? Well, think about this: Scientists find that even 5-year-old kids can do it.
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excerpt: "The three remaining experiments used stuffed animals as symbols and the kids were asked to figure out roughly how many tokens the animals contributed to another pile of tokens. They didn't need to know the number: They just had to figure out if the animal had added a few tokens, or a lot. As in algebra, they were charged with finding an unknown value."

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How Technology Is Helping Students With Developmental Disabilities

How Technology Is Helping Students With Developmental Disabilities | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Students with developmental disabilities are now harnessing the power of technology to offer them opportunities not typically seen in education.

Via Maria Lopez Alvarado, MBA
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Taking Developmental Considerations Into Consideration

Taking Developmental Considerations Into Consideration | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Teachers need to have high expectations of students, but also reasonable expectations of students.
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Another mention of Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14.

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