Children’s early numeracy in England, Finland and People’s Republic of China

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Aunio, Pirjo; Aubrey, Carol; Godfrey, Ray; Yuejuan, Pan; Liu, Yan;

This research investigated the similarities and differences between countries in young children’s early numeracy skills related to age, culture and gender. The participants were five-year-old children from Beijing (People’s Republic of China), England and Finland. The r... View more
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