© Copyright M. Worthington & E. Carruthers 2012 
Elizabeth Carruthers 
Publications
2017 
Carruthers, E., Keane, C. and
Ingleby, J. (2017) Young Children’s Experimental Cookery.
London: Routledge. 



Carruthers, E. (2017) Editorial:
early years mathematics. Early Education Journal;
(special issue, Early Years Mathematics). 83: Autumn 2017,
3. 



Carruthers, E. (2017) Children’s
mathematics. Early Education Journal; (special issue,
Early Years Mathematics). 83: Autumn 2017, 46. 



Carruthers, E. (2017) ‘Open
mathematics: open minds: children’s thinking and
mathematics’. Community Playthings. Available on
http://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learninglibrary/articles/openmathematicsopenminds
(Accessed 7th September 2017). 


2015 
Carruthers, E. (2015).
Listening to children's mathematics in school. In Perry,
B., A. MacDonald and A. Gervasoni. Eds. Mathematics and
Transition to School: International Perspectives.
Sydney, Australia: Springer. 


2014 
Carruthers, E. (2014).
Listening to children's mathematics in school. In Perry, B.,
Gervasoni, A. and MacDonald, A. Eds. Mathematics and
Transition to School  International Perspectives.
Springer. Forthcoming. 


2013 
Carruthers, E. and E. Butcher. (2013)
Mathematics: young children coconstruct their mathematical
enquiries. In P. Beckley. Ed. (2013) The New Early Years
Foundation Stage: Changes, Challenges and Reflections.
Maidenhead: Open University Press, (2nd ed.) 


2012 
Carruthers, E. (2012)
'Are the children thinking mathematically? The pedagogy of
children's mathematical graphics.' In McAteer, M. (Ed.)
Improving Primary Mathematics Teaching and Learning.
Maidenhead: OUP.



2011 
Carruthers, E. and
Worthington, M. (2011)
Understanding Children's Mathematical Graphics: Beginnings
in Play. Maidenhead: Open University Press


Carruthers, E. (2011) Key
Speech: 'Play and mathematics: creating a culture of
mathematical enquiry and pedagogy of play (in the context of
Redcliffe Children's Centre). Sheffield Hallam,
Mathematics Subject Teachers' Programme (MaST) Conference.
27th Nov. 2010


Carruthers, E. and
Worthington, M. (2011)
Developing Children's Mathematical Graphics: Supporting
Early Mathematical Thinking. Maidenhead: Open
University Press.



2010 
Carruthers, E. and
Worthington, M. (2010) ‘Children’s
mathematical graphics: understanding the key concept’.
NRICH: University of Cambridge.


Carruthers, E. (2010)
'How children use graphics to support mathematical
thinking.' Early Years Educator (EYE) June. 3944.


Carruthers, E. (2010) Key
Speech: 'Play and mathematics: creating a culture of
mathematical enquiry and pedagogy of play (in the context of
Redcliffe Children's Centre). Sheffield Hallam
University, Mathematics Subject Teachers' Programme (MaST)
Conference. 27th Nov. 2010.



2009 
Carruthers, E. and Worthington. M. (2009)
'An
Early Years’ CPD initiative for mathematics: the power of
collaborative, ‘grassroots’ learning', Proceedings of the
British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics,
29 (1) March 2009.


Carruthers, E. and Worthington, M. (2009) ‘The
interrelationship between an Early Years' CPD initiative
for mathematics and young children learning mathematics: the
power of grassroots learning’, paper presented at the
British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics
(BSRLM) Day Conference, University of Cambridge, February 28


Carruthers, E. and Worthington, M. (2009)
‘Children’s
mathematical graphics: understanding the key concept’,
Primary Mathematics, Autumn 2009, Volume 13, Issue 3,
35.


Carruthers, E. and
Worthington, M. (2009) ‘Learning & development:
mathematics – marking time’, Nursery World, 30
September 2009.


Carruthers, E. and
Worthington, M. (2009) Chapter 14: 'Children's
Mathematical Development', in T. Bruce, Early Childhood:
a Guide for Students, London: Sage Publications, (2nd
Ed.)


Carruthers, E. and
Worthington, M. (2009) Chapter 21: 'Key Stage 1
Mathematics, in T. Bruce, Early Childhood: a Guide for
Students, London: Sage Publications, (2nd Ed.)


DSCF (2009)
Children Thinking
Mathematically: PSRN essential knowledge for Early Years
practitioners. London: DCSF. [Elizabeth Carruthers and
Maulfry Worthington were commissioned by the DCSF to write
this publication]



2008 
Carruthers, E. and
Worthington, M. (2008) 'Children's mathematical
graphics: young children calculating for meaning' in I.
Thompson, (Ed.) (2008) Teaching and Learning Early
Number, Maidenhead: Open University Press, (2nd ed.)


Carruthers , E. & White, L.
(2008) 'Are Children's Centres in England Research Active?'
Paper presented at the European Early Childhood Education
Research Association (EECERA) Annual Conference,
Stavanger, Norway


Carruthers, E. (2008)
‘The importance of young children’s mark making: beginnings,
context, meanings in mathematics’ The Foundation Stage
Forum, (December).



2007 
Carruthers,
E. (2007) ‘Children’s Outdoor Experiences: a Sense of
Adventure?’, in J. Moyles, (ed) (2007) Early Years
Foundations: Meeting the Challenge, Maidenhead: Open
University Press / McGraw Hill. 


2006 
Carruthers, E.
& Worthington, M. (August 2006) (Second Edition) 'Children's
Mathematics, Making Marks, Making Meaning'. London:
Sage Publications. 

Worthington, M. & Carruthers, E. (2006) 'Mathematical
Development'` and 'Key Stage 1 Mathematics', chapters 15 &
21 in in T. Bruce (ed)
Early Childhood: a Guide for
Students. London: Paul Chapman. 

Carruthers, E.
(2006) 'Pedagogical Approaches that Support Children’s
Mathematical Graphics': Paper presented at the European
Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA)
Conference (Iceland) 


2005 
Carruthers, E.
& Worthington, M. (2005) ‘Making
sense of mathematical graphics: the development of
understanding abstract symbolism’ European Early
Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA)
Journal, Vol 13, No.1
(pp. 57 – 79). 

Worthington, M.
and Carruthers, E.
‘The art of
children’s mathematics: the power of visual representation’:
Paper presentation at the Roehampton 'Art in Early
Childhood' conference, July 7th – 9th, 2005 

Carruthers, E.
and Worthington, M. (2005) ‘Creativity and Cognition’, Paper
presented at the European Early Childhood Education
Research Association (EECERA) Conference, Dublin
(September). 


2004 
Carruthers, E.
& Worthington, M. (2004), ‘Young
children exploring early calculation’, Mathematics
Teaching, 187, pp. 30 – 34, June. 


2003 
Worthington, M.
& Carruthers, E. (2003), Children’s Mathematics, Making
Marks, Making Meaning. London: Paul Chapman Publishing. 

Worthington, M.
& Carruthers, E. (2003) ‘Research
uncovers children’s creative mathematical thinking’,
Primary Mathematics. Volume 7, Issue 3. (Autumn), pp. 21 –
25. 

Worthington, M.
& Carruthers, E. (2003) ‘Becoming
BiNumerate: a study of teachers’ practices concerning
children’s early ‘written’ mathematics’: paper presented
at the European Early Childhood Education Research
Association EECERA Conference, September 2003 at University of
Strathclyde, (unpublished) 


1999 
Carruthers, E.
(1999) ‘It
all adds up: the Numeracy Strategy approach in Reception
classes.’ Nursery World. 28th October, 1999. 


1998 
Worthington, M.
(published as Hayton) & Carruthers, E., (1998) ‘Emergent
Mathematics: a collaborative approach', Mathematics
Teaching. 162, pp. 11  15, March. 

Carruthers, E.
(1998) ‘A
pattern of children’s learning in number – developmental
theory’, Mathematics Teaching (ATM) 162. March, 1998,
pp. 15 17. 


1997 
Carruthers, E.
(1997) ‘Talking
numbers – a developmental link between literacy and numeracy’,
Early Education (BAECE), Summer, 1997, pp. 56. 

Carruthers, E.
(1997) ‘A
numberline in the nursery – a vehicle for understanding
children’s number development’ Early Years  (TACTYC),
Vol. 18. No. 1. Autumn 1997, pp. 9 – 14. 

Carruthers, E. (1997)
Number: a Developmental Link between Literacy and Numeracy.
A CaseStudy of a Child from Twenty to Fortyfour months.
MEd. Dissertation, University of Plymouth, (unpublished) 

