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Matematikämnets didaktik för åldrarna 3-8 år. 7.5 hps

Early Years Mathematics Education (3-8 yrs). 7.5 hps

Kurskod: UM7035

Gäller från: VT 2017

Fastställd: 20170823

Institution: Institutionen för matematikämnets och naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik


Obligatorisk litteratur

Newton, K. J., & Alexander, P. A. (2013). Early Mathematics Learning in Perspective: Eras and Forces of Change. In Reconceptualizing Early Mathematics Learning (5-28). Springer Netherlands

Sonnenschein, S., & Galindo, C. (2015). Race/Ethnicity and Early Mathematics Skills: Relations Between Home, Classroom, and Mathematics Achievement. The Journal of Educational Research, 108(4), 261-277.

Aunio, P., & Räsänen, P. (2015). Core numerical skills for learning mathematics in children aged five to eight years–a working model for educators. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal,

Dowker, A. (2005). Early identification and intervention for students with mathematics difficulties. Journal of Learning Disabilities Austin, 38(4), pp1-21. s324.


Session 2

Clements, D. H., Sarama, J., Wolfe, C. B., & Spitler, M. E. (2015). Sustainability of a scale-up intervention in early mathematics: A longitudinal evaluation of implementation fidelity. Early Education and Development, 26(3), 427-449.


Session 3

Bishop, A. J. (1988). Mathematics education in its cultural context. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 19(2), 179–191.
Docket and Perry What Makes Mathematics Play?: L. Sparrow, B. Kissane, & C. Hurst (Eds.), Shaping the future of mathematics education: Proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. Fremantle: MERGA. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED520764.pdf#page=743 Niss, M. (2003). Mathematical competencies and the learning of mathematics: The Danish KOM project. Third Mediterranean conference on mathematics education (pp115–124).

Sumpter, L. & Hedefalk, M. (2015). Preschool children’s collective mathematical reasoning during free outdoor play. The Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 39: 1-10.


Session 4

Mulligan, J. T., & Mitchelmore, M. C. (2013). Early awareness of mathematical pattern and structure. In Reconceptualizing early mathematics learning (pp. 29-45). Springer Netherlands.

Mulligan, J., & Mitchelmore, M. (2009). Awareness of pattern and structure in early mathematical development. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 21(2), 33-49.

Carraher, D. W., Schliemann, A. D., Brizuela, B. M., & Earnest, D. (2006). Arithmetic and algebra in early mathematics education. Journal for Research in Mathematics education, 87-115.

Session 5

Andrews, P. and J. Sayers (2015). Identifying opportunities for grade one children to acquire foundational number sense: Developing a framework for cross cultural classroom analyses. Early Childhood Education Journal, 43(4): 257-267.doi 10.1007/s10643-014-0653-6


Valbar litteratur

English, L. D., & Mulligan, J. T. (Eds.). (2013). Reconceptualizing early mathematics learning. Springer Science & Business Media.

(Available E-Book through the SU library).

Mononen, R., Aunio, P., Koponen, T., & Aro, M. (2014). A review of early numeracy interventions for children at risk in mathematics. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education, 6(1), 25-54.

Räsänen, P., Salminen, J., Wilson, A. J., Aunio, P., & Dehaene, S. (2009). Computer-assisted intervention for children with low numeracy skills. Cognitive Development, 24(4), 450-472.

Foster, M. E., Anthony, J. L., Clements, D. H., Sarama, J., & Williams, J. M. (2016). Improving Mathematics Learning of Kindergarten Students Through Computer-Assisted Instruction. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 47(3), 206-232.

Hassinger-Das, B., Jordan, N. C., & Dyson, N. (2015). Reading stories to learn math: Mathematics vocabulary instruction for children with early numeracy difficulties. The Elementary school journal, 116(2), 242-264.

van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, M., van den Boogaard, S., & Doig, B. (2009). Picture books stimulate the learning of mathematics. Australian journal of early childhood, 34(3), 30-39.



Casey B:, Kersh, J. & Young, J.M. (2004) Storytelling sagas: an effective medium for teaching early childhood mathematics. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 19 (2004) 167–172

Sayers, J., Andrews, P., & Björklund Boistrup, L. (2016). The role of conceptual subitising in the development of foundational number sense. In T. Meaney, O. Helenius, M. Johansson, T. Lange & A. Wernberg (Eds.), Mathematics education in the early years (371-396). Dordrecht: Springer.

Young-Loveridge, J. M. (2004). Effects on early numeracy of a program using number books and games. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19(1), 82-98.