As set out by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in the Common Core State Standards Initiative. For more information, please visit the Geometry domain at the Common Core State Standards website.
August 26, 2013
Joanne Mulligan questions the efficacy of new electronic educational devices.
A kindergarten student organizes shape blocks by the various shapes of their faces.
Research out of John Hopkins University and Michigan State University suggests that a strong link exists between young learners' spatial reasoning and computation abilities.
Students distinguish shapes using touch rather than sight.
A child identifies various shapes.
Jennifer McCray, director of the Early Math Collaborative, provides a play-by-play narration as a pre-k teacher leads her students through a tower building exercise with blocks. McCray provides insights into the complexity and impact of…
A child composes a 6-pointed star shape using pattern blocks in multiple ways.
A kindergartner explains how to draw a rectangle. Later he finds a new shape to draw in the classroom.
It is tough learning two new languages at once. In the case of ELLs, the two “languages” are often English and math.
Tana Hoban and Ann Morris are both gifted children’s book authors who combine minimal text with wonderful photos that beg to be pored over again and again. Many of them are organized around ideas that…