Mrs Shiree Lee
MEd (First class hons), PGDipEd, BEd, DipTchg, Cert.ECE
Shiree is a Lecturer in early childhood education in the School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education. She has a breadth of experience in the early childhood field spanning more than 20 years working with young children and their whānau. This experience includes some of the diverse aspects of the early childhood sector including early education and care settings, home based education and care, kindergarten, and teacher education.
Shiree became interested in mathematics in early childhood while completing her Bachelors degree and is passionate about empowering children to learn holistically through play. Her current research interests include infant and toddler education, mathematics within play and numeracy in early childhood. Her Masters thesis researched toddlers’ mathematical play in the outdoors.
Research | Current
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Lee, A. S. (2012). La historia de Emma: Estudio de caso sobre el desarrollo de la resolución de problemas desde los 8 meses a los 2 años. Edma 0-6: Educación Matemática en la Infancia, 1 (2), 64-71.
- Lee, A. S. (2012). Toddlers as Mathematicians?. The Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 37 (1), 30-37.
- Lee, A. S. (2010). Toddlers and maths, fact, fiction or just fun?. The First Years; Nga Tua Tuatahi, 12 (2), 33-43.
- Lee, S. (2009). Toddlers as mathematicians: A case study of toddlers' mathematics in the outdoors The University of Auckland. null.