This article from The New Zealand Herald highlights what is happening in an Auckland kindergarten, where children are being exposed to mathematics concepts in their pre-school education. The article starts:
'They had their annual Christmas party at the Lakeview Private Kindergarten on Wednesday.
Among the pint-sized participants were the 4-year-old graduates of the
phonics, reading and writing class: the literacy programme designed to
make them school-ready. Children who complete this course generally
start in the top reading group when they move on to primary school, says
owner/manager Michelle Tod-Bosch'.
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