Tells the story of how mathematics influenced a long term investigation around feeling powerful within an early childhood classroom. Written by Early Childhood Teacher, Elinor J. Albin, and Dean of Faculty, Gretchen Vice, this essay outlines the guiding questions by which teachers at The Advent School in Boston, MA connect mathematics to overarching themes and social-emotional learning. “Power to Change” concludes with observations about how and why mathematics provided a language for building social-emotional intelligence in four and five year olds.
Albin, E. J., & Vice, G. (2019). Power to Change: Math as a Social-Emotional Language in a Classroom of 4 and 5 Year Olds. Occasional Paper Series, 2019 (41). Retrieved from https://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2019/iss41/7
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