Why is CFR Important?
Academic skill: Basic Relations
Curricular area: Mathematics
Consequences if ability is not developed: Difficulty with “discovery” method; relationships not seen.
Strengths if ability is well developed: Able to see figural relationships.
Summary: The ability to recognize and use relations is a prerequisite for learning in almost all areas.
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Why is NSI important?
Academic skill: Form Reasoning and Logic.
Curricular area: Mathematics.
Consequences if ability is not developed: Will have difficulty with “thought” problems.
Strengths if ability is well developed: Able to utilize good reasoning and logic.
Summary: Underlying ability for numerical comprehension. Numerical comprehension requires the ability to handle symbolic problem-solving and symbolic implications.
Underlying ability for analysis and problemsolving. Critical thinking abilities cannot be fully developed without a strong foundation in abstract logical reasoning.
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Why is EFU important?
Academic skill: Visual Discrimination. Curricular area: Reading Readiness/Spelling.
Consequences if ability is not developed: May mistake letters (“b” for “d”), or omit small words in sentences.
Strengths if ability is well developed: Able to make visual judgments.
Summary:Underlying ability for reading. Visual discrimination is an important physiological component of reading. Without this ability, the student is liable to mistake b and d and p, inside letters, and omit small words in sentences.
Underlying ability for judgment. Evaluation is the foundation of judgment, prioritizing, and decision making. EFU is the first rung on the ladder leading to broader evaluation abilities.
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