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Szkudlarek Emily, Brannon Elizabeth M., 15 May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Recent studies suggest that practice with approximate and non-symbolic arithmetic problems improves the math performance of adults, school aged children, and preschoolers. However, the relative effectiveness of approximate arithmetic training…

Park Joonkoo, Bermudez Vanessa, Roberts Rachel C., Brannon Elizabeth M., December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Math proficiency at early school age is an important predictor of later academic achievement. Thus, an important goal for society should be to improve math readiness in preschool-age children, especially in low-income children who typically arrive…
Resnick Ilyse, Verdine Brian N., Golinkoff Roberta M., Hirsh-Pasek Kathy, Q3 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Preschoolers' experiences with shapes are important because geometry is foundational to aspects of mathematics and it is now part of the Common Core for school-readiness. Exposure to shapes also provides experiences that are key to developing…
Piasta Shayne B., Pelatti Christina Yeager, Miller Heather Lynnie, May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study observed and coded instruction in 65 preschool classrooms to examine (a) overall amounts and (b) types of mathematics and science learning opportunities experienced by preschool children as well as (c) the extent to which these…
Laski Elida V., Siegler Robert S., March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We tested the hypothesis that encoding the numerical-spatial relations in a number board game is a key process in promoting learning from playing such games. Experiment 1 used a microgenetic design to examine the effects on learning of the type of…
Fisher Kelly, Hirsh-Pasek Kathy, Golinkoff Roberta M., 2012
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An argument that a playful learning approach can lead to an optimal early learning environment that fosters mathematical thinking, and that playful learning experiences are intrinsically motivating and allow children to develop conceptual and…
Baroody Arthur J., Eiland Michael, Thompson Bradley, January, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the pre- and post-test numeracy skills of children in classrooms using four different numeracy teaching techniques: structured discovery, semistructured discovery, direct instruction, and unstructured practice, based on data…