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Raisor, Jill M.; Hudson, Rick A. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2018
Early childhood provides a time of crucial growth in all developmental domains. Prekindergarten is an optimal time for young children to use objects of play as a medium to explore new cognitive concepts, including mathematical structure. Mathematical structure plays an important role in providing students a means to reason about mathematics,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Instruction, Manipulative Materials, Teaching Methods
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Yigit, Melike; Bofferding, Laura; Warnock, Miranda – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2014
The How Far Do You Think You Can Jump? activity (see EJ1174770) was completed in three different contexts: an after-school mathematics enrichment program at Woodland and Country Schools in Weston, Massachusetts; a small-group pull-out of second graders at Wren Elementary in Piedmont, South Carolina; and a family math night in Lafayette, Indiana.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Competition, Athletics
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Dubon, Lucille P.; Shafer, Kathryn G. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2010
The initial focus of this kindergarten-level action research project was on identifying which students could create a pattern. The focus then shifted to helping all students successfully achieve this goal. The intervention uses a storyboard where students select colored cubes to represent objects and then snap the cubes together as indicated on…
Descriptors: Action Research, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Mathematics Skills