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Deb Russell

Let's Talk Arithmetic

By March 28, 2012

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Language skills can have a dramatic effect on early arithmetic skills.  Studies in China are finding that gender generalizations such as males performing better in math and spatial skills do not pass that acid test as girls perform better in arithmetic.  Why, well stated simply, counting is verbal;  arithmetic and some advanced math skills require verbal processing.  See the full article in Science Daily.

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