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Business Insider: Set Kids Up For Success

Jan 14, 2017

Check out this excerpt from the Business Insider Article "Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common" by Rachel Gillett and Drake Baer.  Number 6 on the list is about the importance of teaching children math at an early age!

 

6. They teach their kids math early on.

6. They teach their kids math early on.
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2007 meta-analysisof 35,000 preschoolers across the US, Canada, and England found that developing math skills early can turn into a huge advantage.

"The paramount importance of early math skills — of beginning school with a knowledge of numbers, number order, and other rudimentary math concepts — is one of the puzzles coming out of the study," coauthor and Northwestern University researcher Greg Duncan said in a press release"Mastery of early math skills predicts not only future math achievement, it also predicts future reading achievement."

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