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Building Blocks for Math (SRA Real Math)
Early Childhood Education

Building Blocks for Math was found to have positive effects on mathematics achievement.

Building Blocks for Math is a supplemental mathematics curriculum designed to develop preschool children’s early mathematical knowledge through various individual and small- and large-group activities. It uses Building Blocks for Math PreK software, manipulatives, and print material. Building Blocks for Math embeds mathematical learning in children’s daily activities, ranging from designated math activities to circle and story time, with the goal of helping children relate their informal math knowledge to more formal mathematical concepts.

Findings

2
studies that met standards out of
3
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Mathematics achievement Positive effects PK
 
 
36

Last Updated: July 2007

Race

Black
52%
White
29%
Not specified
7%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
12%
Not Hispanic
88%

Gender

Male: 51%
Female: 49%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

87%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
Small Group
Whole Class

Locations

NY
Northeast


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

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