Preschool Math Predicts Later Learning

University of Missouri psychologists have discovered a link between preschoolers’ ability to estimate and later math ability. “Lacking skill at estimating group size may impede a child’s ability to learn the concept of how numerals symbolize quantities and how those quantities relate to each other, ” said study co-author David Geary. Read more about how teaching young children to estimate can help them to succeed in school here.