Study shows strong links between music and math, reading achievement — ScienceDaily

Music educator Martin J. Bergee thought that if he could just control his study for the myriad factors that might have influenced previous ones — race, income, education, etc. — he could disprove the notion of a link between students’ musical and mathematical achievement. Nope. His new study,”Multilevel Models of the Relationship Between Music Achievement […]

Conflicts in kindergarten can reduce children’s interest in reading and math

Teacher-perceived conflict predicts lower interest and pre-academic skills in math and literacy among kindergarteners, a new study from Finland shows. Kindergarten represents a crucial context in which children develop school-related skills and patterns of engagement that form the basis for the development of later competencies important for academic success. Kindergarten achievement has been found to […]