Marsico Institute for Early Learning

The creators of Learning and Teaching with Learning Trajectories [LT]2, Drs. Sarama and Clements, are Distinguished University Professors at the University of Denver, Morgridge College of Education and Co-Executive Directors of the Marsico Institute for Early Learning and Literacy.

The Marisco Institute is dedicated to research and social policy in improving learning environments and outcomes for children, birth to age 8. Drs. Sarama and Clements are leaders in the areas of the learning and teaching of early mathematics and computer applications in mathematics education. 


Other videos featuring the work of Dr.s Clements and Sarama:

  • Building Blocks curricuulum video found here.
  • Finding math in childhood Engaging Ideas video found here.
  • News America Fostering STEM trajectories video found here.
  • PBS NewsHour - Counting the benefits of teaching math to 3-year-olds video found here.
  • The Building Blocks of Early Mathematics  Prevention and Intervention video found here.
  • AMTE Learning Trajectories with Doug Clements video found here.
  • Early Math Learning video found here.
  • Intentional Play-based Learning video found here.
  • Intentional Instruction video found here.
  • Dr. Douglas Clements at the White House video found here.
  • Early Mathematics - Why do it early video found here.
  • Early childhood math questioning strategies video found here.


Interview with Drs. Sarama & Clements

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