In this article, we discuss the benefits of engaging children in math learning through shared reading, outlining strategies that early childhood educators can use to extend the math during shared reading of both mathematical and non-mathematical books.
Megan Onesti Colleen Uscianowski Michèle M. Mazzocco
In this article, we discuss the role of contrasting cases when introducing mathematical concepts to young children, especially with regard to integers, the various uses of the minus sign, and number operations.
Teachers can help children build the foundations of algebraic reasoning in preschool and elementary school by focusing on topics critical to algebra by using concrete objects found in any early learning setting or home and by offering simple activities.
In this article, Jenna Valasek explains how she uses open-ended materials with intentional teacher planning and scaffolding to engage children in active thinking, social interactions, and joyful learning across multiple areas.
This article focuses on one aspect of a child’s specific culture—making and relating to friends—and the paradigm shift that occurs when teachers evaluate what they observe and experience with children by the yardstick of childhood rather than adulthood.
In this article, we share contextual information about using the engineering design process our program, including how we adapted a research-based curriculum to meet the individual needs of children with disabilities.
Spending time on the playground is a great opportunity for children to be physically active and engage in various forms of play, as well as develop a variety of foundational social and emotional skills.
Hsiu-Wen Yang Michaelene M. Ostrosky Paddy Cronin Favazza Yusuf Akemoğlu W. Catherine Cheung Katherine Aronson-Ensign
In this article, we describe our inquiry to better understand children’s thinking through play. We also share ideas about how teachers can build upon children’s interests and expertise in ways that are respectful, inclusive, and engaged.
Mary Ellin Logue Hattie Harvey Amanda Beckett