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'Real World' Examples Don't Make Math Any Easier
Date:4/24/2008

f visual aids such as marbles or containers of liquid seem to help students learn math concepts more quickly, so it's easy to understand why they're so popular. But extraneous information included in this kind of concrete learning may divert attention from the real mathematics in the lesson, the researchers said.

"We really need to strip these concepts down to very symbolic representations such as variables and numbers. Then students are better prepared to apply those concepts to a variety of situations," Kaminski said.

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The Ontario Ministry of Education offers advice to parents on how to help their children learn math.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Ohio State University, news release, April 24, 2008


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