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Composing Numbers

  • Aired: 01/15/2017
  • 01:00
  • Rating: NR
Composing different numbers of items is an easy way to teach early addition and subtraction to preschoolers. Putting items together and taking them apart prepares them for addition and subtraction skills in elementary school. Michigan State University educator Amy Parks demonstrates.
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