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ERIC Number: ED528883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 33
Does Spatial Training Improve Children's Mathematics Ability?
Cheng, Yi-Ling; Mix, Kelly
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness
The authors' primary aim was to investigate a potential causal relationship between spatial ability and math ability. To do so, they used a pretest-training-posttest experimental design in which children received short-term spatial training and were tested on problem solving in math. They focused on first and second graders because earlier studies suggested significant relations between mental rotation ability and early math ability in this age group.
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1; Grade 2
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE)