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Parents’ Math Anxiety Can Undermine Children’s Math Achievement

Children of math-anxious parents learned less math over the school year and were more likely to be math-anxious themselves, but only when their parents provided frequent homework help. ... More>

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Overcoming the Classroom Environment

For most of our evolutionary history, humans have learned by trial, error, and observation — not by sitting in a classroom. To make the modern classroom more hospitable to learning, Caroline F. Keating suggests that teachers use specific techniques, such as standing instead of sitting and engaging with students outside the classroom. ... More>

What Are the Best and Worst Ways to Prepare for an Exam?

Does Google Help Students Learn (or Just Think They Do?)