Intervening early with math may pay off later in school

03/25/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

New research suggests that children who have a strong number sense when they start school achieve greater math success years later in school. Kathy Mann Koepke of the National Institutes of Health, which is funding math-cognition research, suggests parents and teachers adopt a similar approach with math that they do with reading regarding early-intervention strategies. "We should be talking to our children about magnitude, numbers, distance, shapes as soon as they're born," Koepke said.

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