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  Friday, January 8, 2021

Math in 1st grade

By Francis Carlier

Work in mathematics begins as early as possible by acquiring solid foundations from an early age. Automaticity and meaning are essential in ensuring good progress with future concepts. In 1st grade, this approach is supported by manipulation work using individual equipment. Counting, grouping, calculating, estimating etc., takes on meaning for each child who, with the help of this physical referent, goes from concrete to abstract.

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