Study Proves Children Grasp Math More Quickly with Visual and Concrete Models

New research from Concordia University suggests that in order for students to understand math, teachers must make the connection between abstract numbers and real world examples.

The research's findings reveal that children understand math much more easily when teachers use pictures and concrete models to determine what fractions actually mean.

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