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Numeracy Skills Begin in Pre-K

Numeracy Skills Begin in Pre-K

“What children know about numbers as they begin first grade seems to play a big role in how well they do everyday calculations later on,” according to a recent report. Researchers studied Missouri seventh graders who lagged behind their peers in math and found they were the same students who had the lowest numeracy skills in first grade. Introducing preschoolers to the concept of numbers, magnitude, distance, and shapes from infancy can provide a strong foundation for math concepts taught in school. Read the full story here.

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