Preschool Play Imparts Math’s ‘Building Blocks’
A pair of New York scholars have a mission: to “mathematize” preschool.
Douglas H. Clements and Julie Sarama have spent the past decade developing a curriculum that seeks to cultivate young students’ math skills through the types of games, artwork, songs, and puzzles that those children enjoy, as well as through computer software.
Known as Building Blocks , the curriculum attempts to build students’ geometric, spatial, and quantitative ability, which researchers say provides an important foundation for...
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