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Mathematical learning difficulties in Grade 1: the role and interrelatedness of cognitive processing, perceptual skills and numerical abilities

  title={Mathematical learning difficulties in Grade 1: the role and interrelatedness of cognitive processing, perceptual skills and numerical abilities},
  author={L. Eksteen},
The development and application of mathematical competence have become a strategic educational objective for all learners in South Africa (South Africa 2010:3-6; South Africa 2011c:5; South Africa 2011a:2). The researcher believes that early preventive intervention for at-risk learners in the key aspects of mathematical proficiency might prevent serious deficits in mathematical competence. By the time learners enter formal schooling certain skills must have been acquired so that they will be at… Expand


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