Here are some of the latest resources to help support your mathematics program: 

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

Engaging Young Children In Mathematics: Findings of the 2000 national conference on standards for preschool and kindergarten mathematics education by D.H. Clements,J. Sarama,&A.M. DiBiase, eds. In press. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.  

Mathematics in the Early Years by Juanita Copley (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1999; $33.95)

The Young Child and Mathematics by Juanita Copley (NAEYC, 2000; $15)

ARTICLES FOR TEACHERS

Clements, D.H., & J. Sarna. 2000. Standards for preschoolers. Teaching Children Mathematics 7(1):38-4 I.

Clements, D.H. 2001. Mathematics in the preschool. Teaching Children Mathematics 7: 270-75.

Clements, D.H., & J. Sarama. 2002.The role of technology in early childhood learning. Teaching Children Mathematics 8: 340-43.

Clements, D.H.J. Sarama, & A.M. DiBiase. 2002. Preschool and kindergarten mathematics:A national conference. Teaching Children Mathematics 8:510-14.

Geist, E. 2001. Children are born mathematicians: Promoting the construction of early mathematical concepts in children under five. Young Children 56 (4): 12-19.

Murray, A. 2001. Ideas on manipulative math for young children. Young Children 56 (4): 28-29.

Sarama, J. (2002). Listening to teachers: Planning for professional development. Teaching Children Mathemacs, 9, 36-39.

Teaching Children Mathematics:The Early Childhood Corner. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) journal dedicates this monthly "corner" to teachers of children before first grade.

WEBSITES

http://nctm.org  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

http://naeyc.org/ Early Childhood

Mathematics: Promoting Good Beginnings. A joint position statement of the National Association for the Education of Young

Children (NAEYC) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). standards.nam.org The new math standards, Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, and many activities,Web-based software environments, and videos.

RESEARCH-BASED CURRICULA

Big Math for Little Kids(TM) (Ginsburg, Greenes, & Balfanz, 2003). Comprehensive mathematics curriculum for preschool children. cgreenes@bu.edu

Building Blocks-Foundations for Mathematical Thinking, PreKindergarten to Grade 2 The first products include a comprehensive preschool curriculum and integrated software (which can be obtained separately) (Clements & Sarama, 2003; Schiller et al., 2003); Pre-K to grade 2 products are being developed. clements@buffalo.edu,jsarama@buffalo.edu or www.gse.buffalo.edu/org/buildingblocks.

Creative Publications Math

Curriculum Resources A group of supplementary books with stories that engage children in math problem solving. caseyb@bc.edu.