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Li Hui, Forbes Anne, Yang Weipeng, January, 2021
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This special issue on early STEM education collects ten articles that present a series of studies covering topics about curriculum and pedagogy, teacher education and professional development, family environment, and inclusive education for…
Clements Douglas H., Vinh Megan E., Lim Chih-Ing, Sarama Julie, 2021
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Research Findings: Educators declare their commitment to high-quality education for all children. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) has been increasingly included as critical topics, even for young children. However, there are…
Lewis Brandon, King Melissa Steel, Schiess Jennifer O'Neal, October 2020
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The report begins with an overview of the importance of early math learning, followed by an overview of math achievement among DLLs nationally and in California. Next, we examine existing evidence about effective and promising practices for…

Lewis Brandon, King Melissa Steel, Schiess Jennifer O'Neal, October 2020
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The report begins with an overview of the importance of early math learning, followed by an overview of math achievement among DLLs nationally and in California. Next, we examine existing evidence about effective and promising practices for…

Purpura David J., Schmitt Sara A., Q1 2019
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This special issue of Early Childhood Research Quarterly focuses on core domains of school readiness and their relation to other factors/domains such as underlying cognitive processes, motivation, and motor skills.
Purpura David J., Litkowski Ellen C., Knopik Valerie S., 2019
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Early mathematics and reading skills underlie later school and career success. Yet, many children struggle to acquire these skills at the same rate as their peers. Often, these challenges are interrelated because both domains share basic underlying…
Thiel Oliver, Perry Bob, August, 2018
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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.
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…

Bailey Drew H., Duncan Greg J., Watts Tyler W., Clements Douglas H., Sarama Julie, January, 2018
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Developmental theories often posit that changes in children's early psychological characteristics will affect much later psychological, social, and economic outcomes. However, tests of these theories frequently yield results that are consistent with…
Sarama Julie, Clements Douglas H., Germeroth Carrie, Day-Hess Crystal, August, 2017
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This is a special issue of the journal Advances in Child Development and Behavior, focusing on research in early childhood mathematics interventions.
Sarama Julie, Clements Douglas H., Germeroth Carrie, Day-Hess Crystal, August, 2017
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This preface is an introduction to a special issue of the journal Advances in Child Development and Behavior, focusing on research in early childhood mathematics interventions.
Clements Douglas H., Fuson Karen C., Sarama Julie, Q3 2017
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We address common criticisms of the Common Core State Standards--Mathematics, evaluating them based on comprehensive reviews of existing documentation and research to better ground future debates and to ameliorate negative effects of possible…
Verdine Brian N., Golinkoff Roberta M., Hirsh-Pasek Kathy, Newcombe Nora, March, 2017
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This section provides the methods of a longitudinal study that uses a spatial measure, the Test of Spatial Assembly (TOSA), and that considers early spatial skills, measurement reliability, the prediction of spatial and mathematical skills at age 5…
Verdine Brian N., Golinkoff Roberta M., Hirsh-Pasek Kathy, Newcombe Nora, March, 2017
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In this chapter we present data regarding the validity and reliability of the TOSA, including how children responded differently to the test from age 3 to 4. We also discuss findings from the 2-D and 3-D trials that, combined, generated the overall…