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What Works Clearinghouse (Institute of Education Sciences), December, 2013
Literature Review
A review of research on the impact of Pre-K Mathematics, an early childhood math curriculum, combined with DLM Early Childhood Express Math, early childhood math software, on preschool children's outcomes in four developmental domains, based on the…
Pasnik Shelley, Llorente Carlin, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
This report presents results from the Ready To Learn Prekindergarten Transmedia Mathematics Study, a principal part of the summative evaluation of Ready To Learn, which is a partnership between the US Department of Education, the Corporation for…
Frye Douglas, Baroody Arthur J., Burchinal Margaret, Carver Sharon M., Jordan Nancy C., McDowell Judy, November, 2013
Other
The Teaching Math to Young Children practice guide presents five recommendations designed to capitalize on children's natural interest in math to make their preschool and school experience more engaging and beneficial. These recommendations are…
Education Development Center, SRI International, November, 2013
Executive Summary
The 2013 PBS KIDS Transmedia Math study is an important part of the multiyear Ready To Learn summative evaluation conducted by the Education Development Center, Inc., (EDC) and SRI International (SRI) for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB…
Fisher Kelly, Hirsh-Pasek Kathy, Newcombe Nora, Golinkoff Roberta M., November/December 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Shape knowledge, a key aspect of school readiness, is part of early mathematical learning. Variations in how children are exposed to shapes may affect the pace of their learning and the nature of their shape knowledge. Building on evidence…
Brandt Birgit, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study describes situations in German daycare facilities (Kindergarten) in which the development of mathematical thinking in children is specifically encouraged through examination of common play objects. Using micro-sociological methods of…
Education Development Center, SRI International, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
During Year 3, the Ready To Learn summative evaluation team, comprising researchers from EDC's Center for Children and Technology and SRI International's Center for Technology in Learning, followed up our 2012 Preschool Pilot Study of PBS KIDS…
Antonopoulos Konstantinos, Zacharos Konstantinos, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The teaching of Probability Theory constitutes a new trend in mathematics education internationally. The purpose of this research project was to explore the degree to which preschoolers understand key concepts of probabilistic thinking, such as…
Hindman Annemarie H., September/October 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study employed the most recent (2006) cohort of the nationally representative Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) to explore the nature of mathematics instruction in Head Start and the child, family, and teacher factors that contribute…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, Tiu Michelle, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
During the spring of 2013, WestEd conducted a study of PBS KIDS mathematics transmedia suites in preschool families and communities as part of the Ready To Learn Initiative developed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, Tiu Michelle, September, 2013
Executive Summary
During the spring of 2013, WestEd conducted a study of PBS KIDS mathematics transmedia suites in preschool families and communities as part of the Ready To Learn Initiative developed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public…
Clements Douglas H., Sarama Julie, Wolfe Christopher B., Spitler Mary Elaine, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using a cluster randomized trial design, we evaluated the persistence of effects of a research-based model for scaling up educational interventions. The model was implemented in 42 schools in two city districts serving low-resource communities,…
Hofer Kerry G., Lipsey Mark W., Dong Nianbo, Farran Dale Clark, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact of a preschool math intervention on the classroom math environment and children's math skills, based on child assessments and classroom observations in 59 randomly-assigned schools
Stipek Deborah J., May, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
A summary of the history of debate, since 1960, over the appropriateness of formal mathematical curriculum use in the early years, and a discussion of the possibility of future reform in the area of early educator teacher training in the instruction…
Hachey Alyse C., May, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: We are in the midst of a revolution. Prior to the onset of the 21st century, mathematics education in the United States was deemphasized (Geary, 1996), and mathematics as an instructional subject has traditionally been considered…