The Early Math Collaborative provides education teacher training and research.
September 11, 2019
Books, games, and routines are a natural entry point for math fun in the early years. A new book tells how to tap into children's curiosity to explore the math that is found in everyday life and in play.
Everyone knows it’s better to teach someone how to fish than to hand out fish. In terms of professional development, this philosophy means empowering classroom teachers to grow their own practice by facilitating the learning of other teachers.
A new book released in August 2018 from the Collaborative examines the connections and questions that arise from discussing math experiences in early childhood settings and the research into children's mathematical learning.
We call 10 a "friendly" number, a landmark, a benchmark. Whatever you call it, 10 is really big in early math, and it's really big to the Collaborative.
The five founding members of the Collaborative reflect on the past ten years of learning and maintaining a rich collaborative spirit.
I’m writing today to say thank you. Because of you, the Early Math Collaborative has been around for 10 years now.
Project working with ages 0-3 in Chicago expands, helping us learn more about earliest foundations of math learning.
The sessions included an overview of foundational math concepts as well as hands-on early math games and activities for the classroom.
The Early Math Collaborative went to the White House to take part in the conversation about how to improve early STEM learning in the United States.
For three years the Collaborative has been partnering with Chicago Public Schools and Depaul University as a network of support to teachers.