January 3, 2017
One of the best ways to delve into the rules and patterns that govern algebra is through the books that are read to children each and every day.
Preschool storytime is a great time to teach mathematics! In this video, two teachers use Ellen Stoll Walsh's "Mouse Count" to illustrate the concept of "less and more."
Students create visual representations of different numbers. All children will benefit most from exploring number arrangements by beginning with 3 and moving up from that.
Phil Daro compares and contrasts the answer-getting learning style of the United States with the collaborative learning style of Japan.
Children, even at a very young age, have an incredible understanding of spatial relationships. Jan de Lange brings up the idea that elementary school classrooms might consider starting their math curriculum with spatial reasoning. Ideas…
This second grader demonstrates an interesting choice for a mathematical model by graphing.
Summing up the point of the day's lesson with the whole class is an extremely important, yet often neglected part of any math lesson.
Students roll a die and mimic animal movements to connect counting words, visual number arrangements, and actions.
On November 18th-21st, 2015 instructors Dr. Hynes-Berry and Dr. Chen attended the annual national conference, presenting on the precursor concepts of math for babies and infants three-years-old and younger.
In this video, a team of preschool teachers looks at video from a classroom to find and discuss evidence of student thinking.