Publications

2015

 When and How to Appropriately Implement Teaching Tools and Strategies† for Early Childhood Numeracy by Lisa Bartha and Julie Dombai.† Paper presented at the 2015 Augustana College Celebration of Learning.

2014

2013-2014 Number Sense Project participants produced the following research papers.† Each student presented their research at the 2014 Celebration of Learning Event at Augustana College.† Each participant shared insights about the NSP and their personal research at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Tinley Park.†

 Counting-On as a Strategy for Addition† by Jacqueline Kreiner and Jessica Bacon

 Assessing the Assessment by Leesa Potthoff

2013

2012-2013 Number Sense Project participants produced the following research papers.† Each student presented their research at the 2013 Celebration of Learning Event at Augustana College.† Each participant shared insights about the NSP and their personal research at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Peoria.† Stephanie Lorr and Abbey Wilson also shared reflections on the NSP at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association for Teacher Educators in St. Louis.†

 Academic Language and Number Sense by Morgan Olsen and Courtney Bielis

 Technology in a Kindergarten Classroom by Amanda Cash and Stephanie Lorr

 Subitizing by Amy Knourek and Abbey Wilson

 Counting in Kindergarten by Makaye Semmens and Amanda Kriegl

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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