Publications

2012

 Software on Demand:† An Early Childhood Numeracy PartnershipAn article co-authored by Mike Egan and Randy Hengst published in Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE), Volume 12, Issue 3.

 

2011

 Pattern Blocks or iPads? Evaluating Teacher Tools for Early Childhood NumeracyA research paper written by 2010-2011 Number Sense undergraduates Maggie Blackburn, Josh Fahs, and Christina Mazza.† The paper was presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

 Making Sense of Numbers A feature in Augustana Magazine describing how Maggie Blackburn, Josh Fahs, and Christina Mazza utilized Augie Choice funding to support their work in the program.

 Augie students help RI school go high-techA newspaper article about our work, written by Kay Luna and published in the The Quad City Times on August 21, 2011

 

2010

 Our undergraduate research assistants for the 2009-2010 school year presented reflections on their work at Augustanaís 2010 Celebration of Learning event.† Their papers, listed below, track each Augustana studentís work with an individual kindergartener over the course of the year.† (Pseudonyms were used to protect the childrenís identities.)

†††††††††† †††††††††† Sara Ashby

†††††††††††† †††††††††††† Jessi Clark

†††††††††††† †††††††††††† Julie Jordan

†††††††††††† †††††††††††† Colleen Mooney

†††††††††††† †††††††††††† Laura Valentine

†††††††††††† †††††††††††† Dana Wleklinski

 Julie Jordan and Laura Valentine, undergraduate research assistants during 2009-2010, earned Augustana Summer Student Research Fellowships for the summer of 2010.† They spent their summers investigating specific pedagogical questions springing from the larger project, and they will be presenting their work at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics.†† Their research papers are available below:

†††††††††††† †††††††††††† Promising Strategies for Young English Language Learnersí ††††††††† †††††††††††† †††††††††††† Acquisition of Math Content Knowledge by Julie Jordan

†††††††††††† †††††††††††† Intervention Strategies for Exceptional Learners:† Enhancing †††††† †††††††††††† †††††††††††† Learning on Both Ends of the Achievement Gap by Laura† †††††††††††† †††††††††††† †††††††††††† Valentine

 

2009

 Building Kindergartenersí Number Sense and Future Teachersí Sense of Children:† Software Tools from a College/Elementary School PartnershipA paper published in the proceedings of the 2009 Association for the Advancement of Computers in Educationís E-Learn Conference.† Includes our literature review of early childhood numeracy research and initial insights from the partnership.† Subscription required to read full text.

 Number Sense MatrixThe framework we developed to guide our work; based on the larger literature review referred to in the first bullet.

 Students Learning Number Sense EarlyA newspaper article about our work, written by Nicole Lauer and published in the The Dispatch/Argus in October 2009

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