# Tag Archives: math

### Becoming Brilliant helps parents/teachers raise successful children

Posted on June 14, 2016

In their new book, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor in UD’s School of Education, along with co-author Kathy Read More

This entry was posted in News, Uncategorized and tagged CEHD, Early childhood, literacy, math, research, STEM.

### Predicting and addressing difficulties with fractions

Posted on January 12, 2016

In 2010, the Center for Improving the Learning of Fractions (CILF) was established at the University of Delaware. As part of a $10 million center grant from the Institute of Read More

This entry was posted in News and tagged CEHD, elementary, fractions, math, research, teacher preparation.

### Number Sense Screener to help Pre-K, K and 1st graders

Posted on October 30, 2015

Nancy Jordan has received funding through IES to refine and extend work on a Number Sense Screener for identifying children at risk for mathematical difficulties. Read More

This entry was posted in News and tagged CEHD, computer based, Early childhood, elementary, first grade, IES, low-income, math, preschool, research.

### Bringing computer and programming skills into the classroom

Posted on October 8, 2015

An interdisciplinary team of UD researchers has developed Partner4CS to help teachers integrate computational thinking into the classroom. The initiative has two components: a summer professional development institute for middle and high school teachers and a field experience course at UD designed to support those teachers. Read More

This entry was posted in News and tagged CEHD, computer based, math, Professional Development, research, STEM.

### Improving teacher prep in mathematics

Posted on October 1, 2015

Researchers in UD’s Department of Mathematics Education received grants to explore how to strengthen teacher preparation curriculum, to improve students’ understanding and instruction of math concepts. Read More

This entry was posted in News, Uncategorized and tagged CEHD, elementary, math, NSF, research, teacher preparation.

### Helping kindergarteners develop number sense

Posted on September 14, 2015

To help teachers strengthen the foundation of math skills for young children, Nancy Jordan and Nancy Dyson, School of Education, have developed a curriculum called Number Sense Interventions. Jordan is in Read More

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### Intervention may predict math achievement

Posted on September 8, 2015

SHAPE UP!: An spatial skills intervention for preschoolers that may predicts mathematics achievement This $880K 3-year study conducted by Roberta Golinkoff follows a group of preschoolers over the course of 14 Read More

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged CEHD, Early childhood, math, preschool, research, spatial.

### Linking geometric, mathematical and spatial skills

Posted on September 8, 2015

The longitudinal relationship between geometric, mathematical, and spatial skills in preschool and kindergarten To uncover the links between geometric, mathematical and spatial skills, this $17K 1-year project, led by Roberta Read More

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged CEHD, elementary, math, preschool, research.

### Teaching Fractions

Posted on September 8, 2015

The Center for Improving Learning of Fractions The Institute of Education Sciences awarded a $10 million grant to UD professor Nancy C. Jordan, Lynn Fuchs at Vanderbilt University and Robert Read More

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged CEHD, elementary, fractions, IES, math, research.

### OIA brings medical technology into secondary classrooms

Posted on August 21, 2015

An interdisciplinary team of students and faculty from University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development and College of Engineering have developed unique curriculum kits, called Orthopaedics in Action Read More

This entry was posted in News and tagged CEHD, interdisciplinary, math, Professional Development, research, STEM.