Early Math

Mathematics Spotlight Spotlight on Math Assessment and Intervention
This Spotlight will help you evaluate the latest trends in students’ math scores, explore growing investments in math education, and more.

November 15, 2022
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March 23, 2022
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Mathematics What the Research Says These Early Math Supports Translated to Gains Later on for Vulnerable Students
A new study shows how a combination of preschool and kindergarten math supports led to better achievement and less absenteeism in 3rd grade.
Sarah D. Sparks, December 10, 2021
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Teaching The Tough Task Ahead for 1st Grade Teachers
Many children missed out on kindergarten or experienced a more disrupted version. Now, 1st grade teachers will have to fill in the gaps.
Madeline Will, June 22, 2021
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Science Storytime, Meet Number Play: Early Math in the Home Matters for Later Skills
Preschool-age children who frequently play number-related games at home show better math skills and growth by the end of kindergarten, finds a new study in the journal Child Development.
Sarah D. Sparks, February 10, 2020
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School & District Management What the Research Says Girls' and Boys' Early Brains Respond Similarly to Math Tasks
Boys and girls start out on the same biological footing when it comes to math, finds the first neuroimaging study of math gender differences in children, published this month in the journal Science of Learning.
Sarah D. Sparks, November 26, 2019
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Early Childhood Opinion Ditch the Math Worksheets and Stop Killing Kids' Curiosity
Too many early-childhood educators think math and play are mutually exclusive. They don't have to be, writes education professor Kathy Liu Sun.
Kathy Liu Sun, May 6, 2019
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Early Childhood Small-Group Instruction May Be Key to Mastering Early Math, New Study Finds
New research out of the University of Michigan finds that small-group instruction provided outside of school helps kindergarten students to make learning gains in math.
Marva Hinton, June 20, 2018
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Mathematics Opinion Counting Collections With Preschoolers: An Early-Learning Math Strategy (Video)
See how one preschool teacher helps her students learn how to count collections of objects.
Teaching Channel, May 23, 2018
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Mathematics Opinion An Early-Learning Math Strategy: Count While Waiting in Line (Video)
This pre-kindergarten teacher finds creative ways to implement counting into her students' lineup and transition process.
Teaching Channel, April 25, 2018
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