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Bizarre Brain Technique Shown To Boost Math Skills

| Posted 05.17.2013 | Science

By Emily Underwood If you are one of the 20% of healthy adults who struggle with basic arithmetic, simple tasks like splitting the dinner bill can...

How Early Math Skills Add Up (And Hold Back Americans)

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- We know a lot about how babies learn to talk, and youngsters learn to read. Now scientists are unraveling the earliest building blocks o...

Hey, It's OK To Be Bad At Math

Posted 02.22.2013 | Teen

High school can be really stressful -- to say the least. Our weekly "Hey, It's OK!" series is here to remind you of all things you SHOULDN'T be worrie...

Surprising Study Unlocks Key To Math Success

Posted 12.30.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/28/2012 11:28 AM EST on LiveScience Looks like Tiger Mom had it half-right: Motivation to ...

We Can All Help

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 01.13.2013 | New York
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

There are many ways in which children, both typically developing and those with special needs, can help when times are tough. Simultaneously, parents and educators should jump on these opportunities to teach functional skills.

Reading Scores Lagging Compared With Math, Students Made Almost No Progress In Reading Skills

The New York Times | SAM DILLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The nation's school children made little or no progress in reading proficiency in recent years, according to results released Wednesday from the large...