When to worry about mathematicsWWhen to worry about mathematicsWhen to worry about mathematicsEnglishDevelopmentalToddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych9.0000000000000040.0000000000000200.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Math skills are divided into different categories. Within these categories, here are some specific signs that your child may be having difficulty. </p><p>Math skills are divided into different categories. Within these categories, there are some specific signs that your child may be having difficulty. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Math skills are divided into five categories: number sense and numeration; measurement; geometry and spatial sense; patterning and algebra; data management and probability.</li> <li>Within each category there are specific signs that your child may be having difficulty in that area.</li></ul>
À quel moment s’inquiéter au sujet des mathématiquesÀÀ quel moment s’inquiéter au sujet des mathématiquesWhen to worry about mathematicsFrenchNAToddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych9.0000000000000040.0000000000000200.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Les habiletés mathématiques sont divisées en différents domaines. Parmi ces domaines, voici certains signes particuliers qui peuvent indiquer que votre enfant a des difficultés.</p><p>Les habiletés mathématiques sont divisées différents domaines. Parmi ces domaines, voici certains signes particuliers qui peuvent indiquer que votre enfant a des difficultés.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les habiletés mathématiques sont divisées en cinq catégories : l’arithmétique élémentaire et de la numération; les poids et les mesures; la géométrie et les dimensions; la modélisation et l’algèbre les statistiques et les probabilités.</li> <li>Parmi chaque domaine, des signes particuliers peuvent indiquer que votre enfant éprouve des difficultés dans cette catégorie.</li></ul>

 

 

When to worry about mathematics1898.00000000000When to worry about mathematicsWhen to worry about mathematicsWEnglishDevelopmentalToddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych9.0000000000000040.0000000000000200.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Math skills are divided into different categories. Within these categories, here are some specific signs that your child may be having difficulty. </p><p>Math skills are divided into different categories. Within these categories, there are some specific signs that your child may be having difficulty. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Math skills are divided into five categories: number sense and numeration; measurement; geometry and spatial sense; patterning and algebra; data management and probability.</li> <li>Within each category there are specific signs that your child may be having difficulty in that area.</li></ul><h2>Number sense and numeration</h2> <ul> <li>Has trouble recognizing numbers. </li> <li>Has trouble learning number names. </li> <li>Has counting difficulties: does not realize numbers go in order; when counting, does not realize last number counted is the total; only counts objects one way. </li> <li>Does not understand one-to-one correspondence by Grade one. </li> <li>Unable to add and subtract with counters in Grade one. </li> <li>Does not realize that adding and subtraction are reciprocal operations by the end of Grade one. </li> <li>Number facts are slow to develop: child always uses fingers or counters to find the answer. </li> <li>Has trouble learning and remembering computational procedures. </li></ul> <h2>Measurement</h2> <ul> <li>Cannot learn to tell time or use money. </li> <li>Has trouble reading or answering questions about a simple graph. </li></ul> <h2>Geometry and spatial sense</h2> <ul> <li>Has trouble learning names of shapes such as circle, square, rectangle, diamond, and oval. </li> <li>Does not know the meaning of terms such as more, less, half, part, or spatial terms like behind, over, beside. </li></ul> <h2>Patterning and algebra</h2> <ul> <li>Has trouble recognizing and extending recurrent patterns. </li> <li>Cannot put objects in order. </li> <li>Has trouble sorting by colour, shape, size, or texture. </li></ul> <h2>Data management and probability</h2> <ul> <li>Has trouble representing data on a graph. </li> <li>Is not aware of the frequency of occurrence of different events. </li> <li>Has trouble determining what operation to use to solve math word problems. </li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/when_to_worry_about_mathematics_premature_babies.jpgWhen to worry about mathematics

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