Preschoolers Inability to Estimate Quantity Relates to Later Math Difficulty

August 25, 2013

Preschool children who showed less ability to estimate the number of objects in a group were 2.4 times more likely to have a later mathematical learning disability than other young people, according to a team of University of Missouri psychologists. Parents may be able to help their children develop their skills at approximating group sizes by emphasizing numerals while interacting with young children.

ScienceDaily

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