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Encouraging Early Numeracy Skills in Your Program

Jun 28, 2016

Early numeracy skills, like early literacy, are an important component of school readiness efforts and are an everyday part of even very young children’s lives.

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Although definitions of numeracy vary, it is typically understood to mean “the ability to use appropriate mathematical knowledge, …skills,… and experience whenever they are needed in everyday life” (Department of Education of the Arts in Perry, 11). Early numeracy skills, like early literacy, are an important component of school readiness efforts and are an everyday part of even very young children’s lives.

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