Development of arithmetical competencies in Chinese and American children: influence of age, language, and schooling.

@article{Geary1996DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of arithmetical competencies in Chinese and American children: influence of age, language, and schooling.},
  author={David C. Geary and C. Christine Bow-Thomas and Fushang Liu and Robert S. Siegler},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1996},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={2022-44}
}
The arithmetical competencies of more than 200 Chinese or American kindergarten, first-, second-, or third-grade children were assessed toward the beginning and toward the end of the U.S. school year. All children were administered a paper-and-pencil test of addition skills, a digit span measure, and an addition strategy assessment. The addition strategy assessment provided information on the types of strategies the children used to solve simple addition problems as well as information on the… CONTINUE READING