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Research from the University of Chicago published in Science journal suggests that the math app Bedtime Math can help bolster math confidence for both children and parents. Bedtime Math takes the routine of a nightly bedtime story and supplements it with mathematical ideas. The goal is to create math learning opportunities that are consistent and non-intimidating.
This article from NPR’s ongoing education blog discusses the strength of a familiar low-tech toy: the block. Even amid a technological revolution in teaching, which is bringing tablets, apps, and smartboards into more and more early learning classrooms, the block maintains its place as a time-tested learning tool.