“I'm first today!” “Then I want to be second. You gotta be third, Joon.”
Douglas Clements conducts research on young children's thinking and learning and develops curriculum and software for preschool through elementary school. He was an author of NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.
Julie Sarama is currently directing or codirecting several projects funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Education.
Edited by Julie Sarama, firstname.lastname@example.org, and Douglas Clements, email@example.com, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260. This department addresses the early childhood teacher's need to support young children's emerging mathematics understandings and skills in a context that conforms with current knowledge about the way in which children in prekindergarten and kindergarten learn mathematics. Readers are encouraged to send manuscripts for this section to “Early Childhood Corner,” NCTM, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191-1502.