Exploring structure through the use of a familiar object allows very young children to develop an understanding of several concepts at one time.
Jill Raisor, email@example.com, is an assistant professor specializing in early childhood education at the University of Southern Indiana. Her research interests include developmentally appropriate practices, relational aggression, and social/emotional development.
Rick Hudson, firstname.lastname@example.org, is an associate professor at the University of Southern Indiana. His research interests include mathematics teacher education and statistics education.