March 26, 2017
Instructor Lisa Ginet explains how to make tangram puzzles, an ancient Chinese game made from seven shapes cut from a square. Over 6500 different arrangements can be made from these seven simple shapes!
Sylvia Celadón-Pattichis advocates storytelling as a means to vary the context of word problems to make them more relevant and accessible to young, dual-language learners.
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.
Phil Daro compares and contrasts the answer-getting learning style of the United States with the collaborative learning style of Japan.
On April 21, 2016, the Early Math Collaborative was invited to the White House to attend its Symposium on Early STEM.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Apps for kids can provide a unique opportunity for social engagement, allowing children to collaborate with their parents or peers while learning.