Links from around the web about teaching and math practice for kids.
January 31, 2017
Spatial relationships is often overlooked in early education classrooms. One program demonstrates out impactful it can be.
A new study by the University of Missouri finds what many educators suspect: a better number sense in the preschool years leads to better understanding and success in mathematics when children enter kindergarten.
This article, which includes powerful words by our own Dr. Jie-Qi Chen, describes the importance of early math, how it is often shortchanged in classrooms, and explains techniques that are becoming increasingly common for bringing out the math in early education classrooms.
This blog post by a passionate educator describes the current state of play in early childhood and advocates for its intentional use in early education classrooms and centers.
Outlined in this The Atlantic article is growing evidence that using fingers to count is an important part of a child's development of number concepts.
The Early Math Collaborative's Assistant Director of Instruction, Lisa Ginet, appeared on WBEZ this week to provide her thoughts on the opportunities to explore the math in many popular children's books. Ginet's segment starts around…
This article from Scientific American dissects one of many homework assignments that have outraged parents recently, often with blame falling to the Common Core State Standards.
New research is showing how arts education and math can build off of one another. Although many talk of STEM education, increasingly an importance on STEAM education is taking root.
Amazon has recently launched a new campaign, “With Math I Can.
From our friends at Math At Home, this free online course delves into a lot of high-impact strategies that can help early educators bring out the the math.