Other early years mathematics research

Anthony, G. and Walshaw, M. (2009) Mathematics Education in the Early Years: building bridges, Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 10(2), 107-121.

Aubrey, C. (1994) An investigation of children's knowledge of mathematics at school entry and the knowledge their teachers hold about teaching and learning mathematics, about young learners and mathematical subject knowledge. British Education Research Journal, 20(1), 105-120.

Kaartinen, S. and Kumpulainen, K. (2012) The emergence of mathematizing as a culture of participation in the early childhood classroom. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 20(2), 263-281.

Franzén, K. (2015) Under threes’ mathematical learning. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2015, 23(1), 43-54.

KYoung-Hye, S. and Ginsberg, H. (2003) What is developmentally appropriate in early childhood mathematics? Lessons from new research. In Clements, D. and Sarama, J. (eds.) Engaging Young Children in Mathematics: Standards for Early Childhood Mathematics Education. London: Routledge, 91-104.

For an interesting interview with Dr Herbert Ginsburg, visit the Scholastic website:

MacDonald, A. (2012) Young children’s photographs of measurement in the home. Early Years: An International Research Journal, 32:1, 71-85.

Maclellan, E. The Significance of Counting. (1993) Education 3-13, Vol. 21, No. 3, 1993, p. 18-22.

Van Oers, B. Is it play? (2013) Towards a reconceptualisation of role play from an activity theory perspective. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 21(2), 185-196).

Vygotsky, L.S. (1933/1966) Play and its role in the mental development of the child. Online Version: Psychology and Marxism Internet Archive ( 2002.

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