Kindergartners Benefit from More Advanced Math and Reading Content

- According to a study by researchers from the University of Chicago and Vanderbilt University, kindergarten classes should focus less on the basics - the famous 123s and ABCs - and more on how to use them. The study showed that kindergartners' performance improves from learning more advanced content in both mathematics and reading.

- Activities like counting out loud, naming and identifying letters, identifying shapes and practicing handwriting were defined as "basic" content, while simple addition, working with two-digit numbers and using context clues for reading comprehension were considered as "advanced" content.

 

 

 

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