Preschool Children with Inability to Estimate Quantity Results to Later Math Difficulty

A University of Missouri team of psychologists found that preschoolers with inability to estimate the number of objects in a group were 2.4 times more likely to have a later mathematical learning disability compared to their peers.

The study, entitled "Quantitative deficits of preschool children at risk for mathematical learning disability," was published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology.

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Federal Programs Related to - Learning Disabilities Research

Programs in the systematic study of the prevention, treatment and cure of learning disorders, disorders in one or more of the basic psychological processes which are involved in understanding or using spoken or written language. Acquired Language Disorders Research; Aphasia Programs Research; Dyslexia Programs Research

Federal Programs Related to - Mathematics

Programs that conduct research in mathematics, the science which addresses quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships using symbolic logic and language.

Algebra; Algebra & Number Theory; Algebraic Structures; Bayesian statistics; Calculus; Computational Mathematics; Differential Equations; Discrete Mathematics; Dynamic Systems; Euclidean Geometry; Finite Mathematics; Functional Analysis; Geometric Analysis; Geometry; Integral Geometry; Linear Algebra; Linear Systems; Markov Processes; Mathematical Measurement; Mathematical Statistics; Monte Carlo Method; Non-Euclidean Geometry; Number Theory; Numerical Analysis; Probability; Probability Theory; Real Analysis; Statistical Analysis; Statistical Techniques; Statistics ; Symbolic Logic; Topology & Foundations; Trigonometry

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Knowing When Good Is Not Good Enough

Knowing When Good Is Not Good Enough

An article co-authored by 1995 Echoing Green Fellow Katya Smyth reflects on the  piece “When Good Is Not Good Enough” (Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2013), [1991 Echoing Green Fellow] Bill Shore, Darell Hammond, and Amy Celep.

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