“Math Arrow: Kira Counting Game” Released!

By | 2017-02-21T21:24:36+00:00 February 24th, 2014|Categories: Blog|

San Diego, California, December 11, 2013 - While conventional math games can bore kids by drilling "math facts" over and over, Kira Counting Game relies on new discoveries in brain science to teach kids patterns and number sense. Neuroscience studies show that children and adults learn best by seeing patterns. For example, most of us don't [...]

Contest from Sproglit – Teach your kids using the Math Arrow and win $1000

By | 2017-02-21T23:01:00+00:00 October 12th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

SAN DIEGO -- Sproglit, LLC, developer of the revolutionary Math Arrow learning system and the Kyle Counts app for children, is announcing a contest for teachers to show how they use the Math Arrow in their classroom. Homeschooling parents are also welcome to enter the contest, featuring a $1,000 grand prize. To win the $1,000 grand [...]

Daring to Create: How Do Blind People Do Math?

By | 2017-02-21T22:49:09+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

How can blind people learn mathematics?  Many will thank Abraham Nemeth, who died October 2 at age 94.  He presents a story sure to inspire anyone trying to overcome obstacles, whether economic roadblocks, physical disabilities or challenging learning environments. Born into poverty in 1918 in New York’s Lower East Side, Abraham was blind since infancy, but [...]

Fighting Synesthesia with Math Arrow Games!

By | 2017-02-21T22:44:49+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Sometimes the best way to learn about what is normal is to study that which is abnormal. Certain neurological disorders and conditions can give us clues about the characteristics of a normally functioning brain. For example, dyslexia is a condition in which certain letters or numbers appear flipped or jumbled which makes reading a hassle for [...]

Former White House adviser’s educational app improves math scores by 11% in an hour

By | 2017-02-22T17:08:12+00:00 July 16th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

San Diego, California Release date: 31 July 2013 Back-to-School App Boosts Math Scores by 11% in an Hour. Winner of Harvard's Teaching Prize and White House adviser launches math app, Kyle Counts Kyle Counts is based on the Math Arrow, a reinvention of the Number Line featured by Mathematical Association of America Tests [...]

The beauty of chunking

By | 2017-02-21T21:24:36+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

All complex life forms have some way of recreating aspects of their environments in their brains so that they can take in and respond to the stimuli around them.  While the biology is complicated, it essentially boils down to sensory input being transformed into a mental image or perception. There are limits, of course.  On average, [...]

Kyle Counts success at the Success Academy of Harlem

By | 2017-02-21T21:24:36+00:00 June 19th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Kids of Success Academy in Harlem focused on Kyle Counts and sharpening their numbers sense. We had an inspiring visit in Harlem last week to the Success Academy charter school on 140th Street.  Kindergarten students played Kyle Counts with great enthusiasm; several kids mastered the easy level and moved on to more challenging terrain.  [...]

New App for Kids Uses Neuroscience to Teach Math to Kids

By | 2017-02-21T21:24:36+00:00 June 7th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

San Diego, California, June 5, 2013. While conventional math games can bore kids by drilling "math facts" over and over, Kyle Counts relies on new discoveries in brain science to teach kids patterns and number sense. Neuroscience studies show that children and adults learn best by seeing patterns. For example, most of us don't actually read [...]

“Math Arrow: Kyle Counts” is now available on the App Store!!

By | 2017-02-21T21:24:36+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Play Smart, Get Smarter! Download game from App Store - https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/math-arrow-kyle-counts/id638050645 The only game in the world allowed to use the revolutionary, patent pending Math Arrow Your kids will develop an intuition about numbers and see patterns for the first time! The most exciting way for toddlers through teens to learn about numbers, shapes, addition and multiplication [...]

What We Learn from Taxi Drivers

By | 2017-02-21T21:24:36+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Children learn by recognizing patterns.  In fact, when they see new patterns, their brains begin to create new neural pathways.  Listen to this fascinating research concerning the London taxi driver, a noble tradition since the first horseless carriage roared past a horse in 1897.  It takes several years for would-be London cabbies to learn the location [...]