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Give your child a hand up in mathematical reasoning

Measurement is one of the most frequent real-world applications of mathematical reasoning. Although it’s a highly complex skill that bridges spatial relations and number concepts, research shows that conceptual measurement skills can be developed in the preschool years. Start by teaching your learner to measure the length of an object—like their bed, the kitchen table, […]

The language of numbers: Everyday math learning

Want to improve your child’s understanding of math?  Start by verbalizing the math that is all around them!  Research has shown that engaging in “math talk” greatly improves their skills and deepens their comprehension.  Many everyday activities involve basic math concepts like measurement and counting principles, including one-to-one correspondence (that each item must be counted exactly one […]