Researcher Note: Blocks

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Dr. Clements describes the importance of blocks, research on block play, and offers strategies to engage children in the spatial reasoning (the math) that is embedded in block play. 

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.