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Struggling to Learn a New Language? These 5 Chrome Extensions Can Help

Make Use Of – Jack Ryan There’s a lot of value to be had in learning a new language, whether it be for travel, conversation, or just self-improvement. That doesn’t mean that the process is by any means easy, however. Learning a new language is one of the most difficult things you can do. There are plenty of tricks and shortcuts to help speed up your language acquisition, but most of them aren’t readily available for everyone. Read More:...

A massive psychology study has found that spatial cognition training can enhance children’s math learning

Psy Post – Eric W. Dolan New research provides strong evidence that spatial ability — or the capacity to understand and remember dimensional relations among objects — impacts mathematical learning in children. The findings, published in Nature Human Behaviour, indicate that improving visuospatial working memory and non-verbal reasoning are the most effective avenues for enhancing math performance. Read More:...

Ways parents can interest kids in STEM at home

The Crescent-News – Staff Writer Did you know that there are simple, fun, everyday activities you can do with your kids to foster curiosity and interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)? If you want your school-aged kids to be more engaged in these crucial educational subjects, the good news is that there are plenty of ways to support your children in learning Read More:...

3 areas to expand Black history curricular content

K-12 Dive – Lauren Barack When John Gartrell, then an intern for the Maryland State Archives, was tasked with looking for a commencement speech given by Martin Luther King Jr. at Maryland’s Morgan State University in 1958, he suspected there was one place he might find the talk in full — the Black press. Read More:...

How to Support Girls in Forming a Positive Math Identity

Edutopia – Alessandra King Identity formation, including mathematical identity, is a lifelong process. Supporting high school students as they continue to develop a positive mathematical identity is essential for their-long term enjoyment of, and success in, mathematics. This entails—among other things—fighting some strong cultural associations we have with the nature of math abilities, such as the stereotype that certain people are more likely to possess innate math skills. Read More:...