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Early math knowledge related to later achievement

Dec. 6, 2016—Findings will inform educators and school administrators developing curricula for the early years.

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New ‘toolkit’ for math teachers designed to make algebra easier

Sep. 23, 2016—The three-year experiment is a partnership with Chelmsford, Massachusetts, public schools.

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Study: IES-funded research improves quality of math education

Aug. 30, 2016—Researchers found 28 distinct contributions that IES grants have made to K-12 math teaching and learning.

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Study: Self-explanations don’t always enhance math learning

Aug. 26, 2016—New research from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College looks at the constraints of a popular teaching practice.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Experts available on education policy topics

Jan. 11, 2016—As Tennessee lawmakers begin the 2016 legislative session Jan. 12, Peabody College has a wealth of experts available to speak to the press.

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TIP SHEET: Vanderbilt experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.

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Study: Feedback can hinder kids’ math outcomes

Jun. 11, 2015—When doing math, some children do worse on subsequent problems after receiving feedback.

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Class of 2015: Junyi Chu brings global perspective to helping children learn

Apr. 28, 2015—Is there a better way to teach kids math? Senior Junyi Chu, a child development and cognitive studies major, is using her honors thesis to explore that question.

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Common Core math should include ‘pattern abstraction’

Mar. 18, 2015—Exposing preschoolers to patterning activities builds the foundation for early math skills.

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Abstract language may help preschoolers grasp early math concepts

Feb. 3, 2015—Minor differences in language can have a large effect on how children think about learning materials, including the objects that make up a pattern.

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Is math hard because we’re teaching it wrong?

Aug. 12, 2014—Introducing concepts before equations may make it easier to learn math, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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Media Advisory: Education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.

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