How early skill development relates to future math, reading success

Cutting paper and following directions may seem like basic skills for young children, but new research suggests that the development of a child's fine motor and executive function skills may help predict future success in math and reading. Some researchers suggest that developing students' foundational skills -- fine-motor coordination and executive function -- should occur in early-childhood education prior to math and reading instruction.

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