Even if you are not a mathematician, you can help your children to enjoy the subject and improve their school performance! Believe it or not, there is actually an “app for that” with cousins to spare. A recent Science journal study has revealed that even math-o-phobic adults can help their elementary school aged children get a jump start on the 1-2-3’s.
A University of Chicago group found that in particular, the app Bedtime Math with its stories and sound effects, gave children and their parents a wonderful chance to collaborate on solving problems and having fun. The results indicate that over the course of the year, this type activity contributes to increase math aptitude.
Read the full article: How Adding Math to a Child’s Home Routine Can Advance Achievement (Mind/Shift at KQED.org)