Myths of Early Math
Kennedy Institute, Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
Marsico Institute, Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
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Received: 14 March 2018 / Revised: 27 April 2018 / Accepted: 9 May 2018 / Published: 17 May 2018
Myths about early education abound. Many beliefs people hold about early math have a grain of truth in them, but as a whole are not true—they are largely myths. But the myths persist, and many harm children. In this article, we address ubiquitous math myths that may be negatively affecting many young students. We conclude that avoiding the myths and listening to the findings of research and the wisdom of expert practice will serve both teachers and children well.
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Clements, D.H.; Sarama, J. Myths of Early Math. Educ. Sci. 2018, 8, 71.
Clements DH, Sarama J. Myths of Early Math. Education Sciences. 2018; 8(2):71.
Clements, Douglas H.; Sarama, Julie. 2018. "Myths of Early Math." Educ. Sci. 8, no. 2: 71.
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