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With board games, it's how children count that counts

Researchers have examined whether playing board games can help children improve math skills. It turns out the method children use to count as they move their tokens on a board game is directly linked to their gains in numeracy. The new study suggests parents and teachers need to direct children's attention to the numbers on the board game in order to realize math gains.
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