Mobile phones in the classroom: A helpful or harmful hindrance?

BY KELLY ALLEN MAPSEDUCATIONAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST My three year-old daughter has rarely seen an old-school phone without a screen. Nevertheless, she still places any vaguely telephone-shaped object, such... Read more »

This 6 Digit Number is a Key to the Universe

By Markab Algedi, The Mind Unleashed I find it fascinating that for some reason, 22 divided by 7 = roughly Pi, or 3.142857. Pi is of course a number that is... Read more »

WHY YOUNG CHILDREN MAKE SUCH DYNAMIC LEARNERS, AND HOW WE CAN SUSTAIN THEIR PROGRESS

Our children are amazing. Look at what they have to learn in their very first years – walking, talking, making sense of their senses and of everything around them.... Read more »

How puberty affects school performance

How puberty affects school performance BY PROFESSOR ANDREW MARTIN MAPSPROFESSOR OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES BY KATHARINE STEINBECKMEDICAL FOUNDATION CHAIR IN... Read more »

Mathematical reasoning and the human mind [excerpt]

LUKE HEATON OCT 1, 2017 Republished from OUPblog. Mathematics is more than the memorization and application of various rules. Although the language of mathematics can be intimidating, the concepts themselves... Read more »