Strategies for Establishing Quality Home Learning Environments to Promote Children’s Early Numeracy Learning


Yiran Xu

Educational Department, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

*Corresponding author: Yiran Xu

Published: September 18,2023


Environmental factors, such as home learning environments (HLEs), is associated with children’s early numeracy development. In this essay, how to effectively promote children’s early numeracy learning in home and preschool through the establishment of high-quality HLEs is the focus. This essay begins by revealing some extant research results. Firstly, both home literacy environment and home numeracy environment are conducive to children's early numeracy development. Furthermore, high-quality HLE can reduce the impact of family risk factors on children’s numeracy development. Finally, some recommendations concerning HLE that promote children’s early numeracy development are proposed. First, in terms of home numeracy environment, home numeracy activities, such as playing games, math talk, and scaffolding guidance are encouraged. Meanwhile, family-school partnership can strengthen the math talk at home. Second, regarding home literacy environment, reading picture books to children is encouraged to improve children’s numeracy development. Third, parental positive attitudes through family-school partnership are encouraged to be established.


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