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Let’s Talk About Math

Feb 15, 2017

Just as with language, income-based differences emerge early when it comes to math skills. Research has found a “math gap” between children from low-income families and their wealthier peers at school entry.

by Rebecca Parlakian, Senior Director of Programs, ZERO TO THREE

I’ve attended several meetings recently on the importance of early STEM skills in preschool children, but it’s a little harder to imagine what these experiences might look like for children in the first 3 years of life. Here at ZERO TO THREE we’ve been thinking about that quite a bit and exploring the ways in which early childhood professionals can provide meaningful STEM experiences to young children that honor their development and spark their curiosity. You can check out our suite of STEM resources to learn more. To focus on math specifically, check out Let’s Talk About Math.

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