Funding Type: ECR:Core
Principal Investigators: David A Barner, Sara Cordes, Lisa Feigenson, Elizabeth A Gunderson, Daniel C Hyde, Melissa M Kibbe, Melissa E Libertus, Jessica Sullivan, Kristy L VanMarle
Institutions: University of California-San Diego, Boston College, Johns Hopkins University, Temple University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Trustees of Boston University, University of Pittsburgh, Skidmore College, University of Missouri-Columbia
Preschool numeracy is a crucial foundation for STEM learning and long-term academic success. Previous research suggests that the development of strong numeracy skills depends on a combination of perceptual, cognitive, and language skills. However, most past studies have focused on a relatively small and homogeneous groups of children in US urban areas. As a result, current understanding of early numeracy may notgeneralize to diverse groups of learners. It is likely that home language...