Enhancing arithmetic skills through working memory: A review of interventions and strategies
Selma Boz 1 *
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1 Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, HUNGARY* Corresponding Author


This review article investigates the relationship between elementary school children’s arithmetic skills and working memory, and it shows strategies and interventions to improve their arithmetic proficiency. This review highlights the role of working memory in information processing while solving arithmetic problems. It also proposes the specific methods used for enhancing arithmetic skills, such as instructional techniques and cognitive training programs. In the line of comprehensive examinations of empirical studies, this article presents effective approaches to educators and researchers who are exploring to foster development of school-age children in mathematics by utilizing the functionality of working memory.


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Article Type: Review Article

Journal of Mathematics and Science Teacher, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2024, Article No: em067


Publication date: 01 Jul 2024

Online publication date: 24 May 2024

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