21st Century Children, Numeracy and Technology: An analysis of Peer-reviewed Literature
Fox, Jillian L. (2007) 21st Century Children, Numeracy and Technology: An analysis of Peer-reviewed Literature. In Woo, Jeong-Ho, Park, Kyo-Sik, Lew, Hee-Chan, & Seo, Dong-Yeop (Eds.) 31st annual Meeting of The International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Seoul, Korea.
Technology has catapulted young children into a society where numeracy practices are integral to their everyday lives and future success. In order to determine the scope and foci of the literature on early childhood digital-numeracies, this study examines the articles published between 2000 and 2005 in the ERIC database and proceedings of the annual conferences of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education [PME]. Overall, this study revealed (1) a lack of peer-reviewed articles that discuss, investigate, or examine early childhood digital-numeracies; (2) an absence of studies on the prior-to school years, and (3) an absence of research exploring the impact of new technologies on young children’s numeracy practices.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||early childhood, mathematics, technology|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||14 Aug 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:33|
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