Savina Cellamare, Claudia Di Cresce


Working memory has a fundamental role in cognitive development and is essential for many learning processes, such as comprehension and problem solving. These processes involve both the linguistic and mathematical areas and it contribute to define the level of competence that a pupil can express through a cognitive test, such as a standardized INVALSI test. This work is the first step in a broader study aimed to create a cognitive training for the empowerment of working memory in children from 6 to 10 ages, when developing executive functions. The qualitative analysis of the elements of the italian and mathematic INVALSI tests for primary school in the s.y. 2018-2019 is presented. These elements, which investing in a particular way the components of the working memory, are considered eligible for the construction of the hypothesized training.

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Working memory – Cognitive training – Learning – Primary school Working memory – Training cognitivo – Apprendimenti – Scuola primaria

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