March 4, 2013
Recent research suggests that young children's first ideas about math might be in the form of very basic statistics.
Jennifer McCray, director of Erikson's Early Math Collaborative, addresses some myths about early math. Counting is, in fact, complicated!
Yeap Ban Har explains the first step he would take in training teachers from the United States how to be more effective math educators.
Joanne Mulligan shows a young student's emerging understanding of the concept of "pattern."
Joanne Mulligan provides an example of a six-year-old's personal rules for counting to 20.
Jennifer McCray, director of Erikson's Early Math Collaborative, continues her talk on some of the most common misconceptions about early math education.
Yeap Ban Har explains the Lesson Study approach.
Jennifer McCray, director of Erikson's Early Math Collaborative, continues her talk on some of the major misunderstandings about what goes into teaching mathematics to young students. In this section, she focuses on how children gradually…
Children who have strong spatial reasoning abilities also have an advantage when it comes to learning the number line and solving math problems, researchers at the University of Chicago say. For more information about this…
At Erikson Institute's first International Symposium on Early Mathematics Education, Dr. Yeap Ban Har explains the core competencies and philosophy at the foundation of the world's highest-ranking early mathematics education program.