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Teaching parents to talk math with their kids (quotes Deborah Stipek)

September 15, 2016
Boston Globe
Kevin Hartnett
Researchers with a group called the DREME Network (which stands for Development and Research in Early Math Education) say it’s time for parents to begin to teach their preschool-age children basic math concepts with the same urgency that they encourage reading. “We’re about 25 years behind in math. I think we can use some of the same strategies [that worked with reading],” says Deborah Stipek, professor of education at Stanford University and head of the DREME Network, which is funded by the Heising-Simons Foundation.
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