Do early math teachers and researchers grow up loving the subject? It was not the case for DREME’s Linda M. Platas, who takes us through her unlikely career path and how she ultimately discovered that she is, in fact, good at math.
There are many opportunities in everyday life to talk about math with young children. No matter your own experiences with math, we have suggestions to help you talk about math with your children and foster positive attitudes toward math.
Picture books offer many opportunities to explore and develop children's mathematical thinking. Discover educational and entertaining picture books for early math learners with our recommended reading list.
What happens when an elephant builds a tower with blocks? Measurement and other mathematical concepts abound until… Crash! Boom! The structure falls apart. DREME’s Herbert P. Ginsburg discusses this mathematically rich children’s book and the Mathical Prize that it won.
DREME’s Dale C. Farran explains research findings that show there is relatively little math learning opportunity in either preK or kindergarten classrooms and that math content is highly redundant across those grades.