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Thiel Oliver, Perry Bob, August, 2018
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Peer Reviewed
A special issue of European Early Childhood Education Research Journal featuring research on innovative approaches to early childhood mathematics
Thiel Oliver, Perry Bob, August, 2018
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This editorial serves as an introduction to a special issue of European Early Childhood Education Research Journal that features research on innovative approaches to early childhood mathematics.
Paliwal Veena, Baroody Arthur J., Q3 2018
Reports & Papers
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The cardinality principle (CP), which specifies that the last number word used in the counting process indicates the total number of items in a collection, is a critically important aspect of numeracy. Only one published study has focused on how…
Brueggemann Alicia, Gable Sara, July, 2018
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This brief report addresses preschoolers' selective sustained attention (SSA) and early numeracy skills and knowledge. Past research indicates that children's attention and early numeracy are positively associated, yet some concerns have emerged…
Van Herwegen Jo, Costa Hiwet Mariam, Nicholson Bethany, Donlan Chris, June, 2018
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Background: Although previous correlational studies have shown that both symbolic and non-symbolic abilities relate to mathematical abilities, correlational studies cannot show the cause and effect of these abilities for mathematical success. Aims:…
Clements Douglas H., Sarama Julie, June, 2018
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Myths about early education abound. Many beliefs people hold about early math have a grain of truth in them, but as a whole are not true--they are largely myths. But the myths persist, and many harm children. In this article, we address…

Szkudlarek Emily, Brannon Elizabeth M., 15 May, 2018
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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…

Chu Felicia W., vanMarle Kristy, Rouder Jeffrey Neil, Geary David C., May, 2018
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Previous studies suggest that the sophistication of the strategies children use to solve arithmetic problems is related to a more basic understanding of number, but they have not examined the relation between number knowledge in preschool and…
Ryoo Ji Hoon, Molfese Victoria J., Brown Elizabeth Todd, May/June 2018
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This longitudinal study examined the influence of prekindergarten teacher characteristics and classroom instructional processes during mathematical activities on the growth of mathematics learning scores in prekindergarten, kindergarten, and first…
Bachman Heather J., Degol Jessica L., Elliott Leanne, Scharphorn Laura, El Nokali Nermeen E., Palmer Kalani M., April, 2018
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Research Findings: The present study examined the amount of exposure to math activities that children of low socioeconomic status (SES) encounter in private community-based preschool classrooms and whether greater time in these activities predicted…
Baker Claire E., Kainz Kirsten, Reynolds Elizabeth R., April, 2018
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Developmental research has highlighted the importance of fathers for children's early academic success, and growing evidence suggests that children living in poverty may benefit the most from positive father involvement. Using a subsample of…
Watts Tyler W., Duncan Greg J., Clements Douglas H., Sarama Julie, March/April 2018
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The current study estimated the causal links between preschool mathematics learning and late elementary school mathematics achievement using variation in treatment assignment to an early mathematics intervention as an instrument for preschool…
Green Katherine B., Gallagher Peggy Ahrenhold, Hart Lynn, March, 2018
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Math skills are critical for children's future success in school, as school-entry math knowledge is the strongest predictor of later academic achievement. Although there is a recent increase of literature on math with young children, there is a…
Hojnoski Robin L., Caskie Grace I. L., Young Robin Miller, February, 2018
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Data indicate that children with disabilities typically display lower levels of proficiency in mathematics than their nondisabled peers, with this difference remaining stable over time. Although literature exists regarding school-age children, few…
Rogowsky Beth A., Terwilliger Caryn C., Young Craig A., Kribbs Elizabeth E., 2018
Reports & Papers
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This study examined the effects of computer-assisted instruction -- framed as playful activity and presented via e-tablet -- on the literacy and numeracy skills of preschoolers' enrolled in a private, suburban childcare center in the eastern United…