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Ed-tech tools boost early learners’ math skills

By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura
November 21st, 2013

PBS KIDS digital supplements help early learners develop math building blocks

early-learnersNew research indicates that a technology-supported curriculum can help early learners better absorb STEM subjects, setting up at-risk early learners for more academic success down the road.

A new report reveals a significant gain in math skills among four- and five-year-olds who used the PBS KIDS Transmedia Math Supplement over a 10-week period improved their math learning significantly compared to a control group.

The math supplement includes videos, digital games, interactive whiteboards, laptops, teacher support, and hands-on math materials.

(Follow on Twitter using the hashtag #eSNSTEM. Next page: The early learning study’s results)

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