Students in a recent study were divided into groups to test the math skills game Monkey Tales against math exercises on paper. After participating in these exercises, students were given an electronic arithmetic test to determine the progress made by playing the game. The participants who played Monkey Tales provided 6% more correct answers and solved the problems 30% faster than before playing the game. Click here to learn more about the study. Click here to play Monkey Tales Games!
Duke University researchers have discovered that the ability to estimate numbers correlates positively with how skilled they become at symbolic math in school. Though researchers have not explained this relationship, they are excited to find out. Read more about the study here!