Episode 93 | Moving Beyond Subitizing

This week, Dr. Tiffany Friesen, one of our Senior Researchers, chats with Research Associates Jason Chamberlain and David Pearce about their recent presentation at the Early Math Symposium. They discuss the idea of subitizing and the important role it plays in students’ construction of addition concepts. Continue Reading

Let’s Build – Part 2

I wake up daily craving a morning cup coffee, quite similar to how I crave spending time collaborating and working alongside my colleagues. Savoring the smells and taste of a good cup of “joe” is how I feel about my collegial work. I look forward to it, and it is one hundred percent worth it!!… Continue Reading

Down the Rabbit Hole

“The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a moment to think about stopping herself before she found herself falling down a very deep well.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Alice had it easy. In a recent colleague’s blog,… Continue Reading

Let’s Build

I’ve been in Dallas, TX this week with plans on spending two and a half days with the AIMS Center’s cadre of professional learning facilitators. It is my favorite time to spend with this group. It is our time to be together and learn. Our time to change, adapt and grow. Our learning plays an… Continue Reading

Ecosystems Have Histories

We recently had a visit from Emily Dilger, who is the lead of the Bay Area STEM Ecosystem project. Learning ecosystems are a way of thinking about the various experiences, environments, learners, and tools that exist across settings and contexts. As we gathered on several occasions to have conversations about the power of partnerships and… Continue Reading

Episode 91 | The Power of Mathematical Play

Chris Brownell is continuing to enjoy his well deserved vacation and stepping out from the shadows to host today is our producer, Chris Bennett. We continue our conversation about presentations that were given at the recent Early Math Symposium with Aileen and Liz. They gave teachers an opportunity to not only learn about the importance… Continue Reading