Research-Based Strategies for Teaching Math to Young Children

EVENT DETAILS

  • March 23, 2015
Research-Based Strategies for Teaching Math to Young Children

 

EVENT VIDEOS

A growing body of research supports the importance of early mathematics learning as a precursor and predictor of later academic success. Students need a strong foundation for learning math when they reach middle and high school.

View an archived REL West webinar to learn about research-based math content and instructional strategies needed to support early mathematics learning for students. Nancy Jordan, professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware and member of the expert panel that developted Teaching Math to Young Children, presented the research-based recommendations highlighted in the guide, developed by the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education. Her presentation included specific implementation strategies and suggestions for how to address common challenges.

The Webinar was open to the public and targeted state department of education staff, district, and other early education administrators or teachers.

Event goals:

1. Have a better understanding of the five practice guide recommendations and the research they are based on.

2. Learn specific steps to take to implement the recommendations in schools and classrooms.

3. Understand common challenges to implementation and practical, research-proven solutions.

 Speakers included:

  • Nancy C. Jordan, Professor, School of Education, University of Delaware
  • Rebecca Perry, Senior Program Associate, Regional Educational Laboratory West at WestEd

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 For more information, email Mary Rauner at mrauner@wested.org