Tag Archives: mathematics identity

Is Intrinsic Motivation Essential to School Success?

Big-data study smashes assumptions, shows that kids who are intrinsically motivated by math don’t score any higher than less intrinsically motivated peers. (But that kids who score high on assessments are likely to become intrinsically motivated…) Continue reading

Posted in Education, Intelligence, Math, parenting, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Study Shows Powerful Tool to Help Your Child Learn Math

Executive function, school placement, IQ, reading skills, math identity and more: Here’s what matters (and what surprisingly doesn’t!) in improving math skills through elementary and middle school. Continue reading

Posted in Brain, Education, Intelligence, Math, parenting, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Science of Developing ‘Math Identity’

Recent study shows that more than being good at math, developing ‘math identity’ is about choosing to engage in math and having this engagement recognized. Continue reading

Posted in Brain, Education, Intelligence, Math, parenting, Science | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment