In this episode of the DAP series, Emily Reilly talks with Dr. Sallee Beneke about how to support math content learning with preschool children in developmentally appropriate ways. Dr. Benekee also explains from a developmental perspective why the use of calendar time is not an engaging strategy for teaching math concepts in the preschool years.
Article, co-authored by Sallee Beneke: Calendar Time for Young Children: Good Intentions Gone Awry, https://www.naeyc.org/sites/default/files/globally-shared/downloads/PDFs/resources/pubs/calendartime.pdf
Video, Rearview Mirror, Dr. Sallee Beneke reflects on learning with the use of project approach: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pa/project-resources/rearview-mirror/
Learning and Teaching with Learning Trajectories: Early Math Birth to 3rd grade: https://www.learningtrajectories.org/
Erikson Institute Early Collaborative: https://earlymath.erikson.edu/