California Early Math Project 2019

June 27, 2018

Hundreds of educators from around the state were in Fresno on Friday for a conference on helping children as young as infants, grow minds that master math.

The Early Mathematics Symposium was held at Fresno Pacific University.

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August 1, 2017

People and animals (even insects) are born with a basic mathematical ability. Read more about the math skills present in young children, and an example on how parents can support mathematical learning with everyday activities such as cookie counting.

July 27, 2017

How can mistakes be rethought of as an effective learning tool? Read a comprehensive analysis on research that shows how setbacks and student errors can be the most powerful way to learn. Growth mindset and seeing struggle as a part of learning is a key aspect in this.

July 10, 2017

Count Me In! by Cynthia Weill colorfully illustrates the traditional Mexican festival Guelaguetza in both English and Spanish. In this vibrant cultural landscape, explore different types of math activities such as counting moustaches and rolling die.

July 5, 2017

Study shows that children gain benefits in math skills by learning how to count with their fingers, and through playing games involving number symbols like dominoes and snakes and ladders. Read more here.

July 3, 2017

A study from American Institutes for Research shows Transitional kindergarten provides learning advantages in math skills such as problem solving and symbol recognition. Read more here.

May 11, 2016

Join University of Washington College of Education Associate Dean, Elham Kazemi, and watch as she highlights the importance of fostering joy in teaching and mathematical learning in young students. Kazemi offers examples of conversation points that encourage mathematic...

May 9, 2016

This article is a call to all parents and educators to seek and encourage math in their children's days, a skill which predicts student's future success. Simons cites test scores and research reflecting the imperative need for mathematical development in our children. ...

April 21, 2016

The White House is raising national awareness and support for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in the education of children beginning at age 3. Research and current statistics point to the importance of cultivating a generation of STEM students, beginni...

February 28, 2016

Watch an example of number talk dialogue in a second grade math lesson where students employ productive struggle to work through complicated subtraction problems.

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