Learning and Teaching Mathematics 0-8Book - 2014
Fostering an enthusiasm for mathematics in young children is a vital part of supporting their mathematical development. Underpinned by subject and pedagogical knowledge of mathematics, case studies and research-based perspectives, the authors provide you with clear guidance on how to support young children's learning and understanding in an effective and engaging way. Contemporary issues and approaches to developing essential mathematical learning for young children are explored, including:Play, practical activities and talk for mathematics Outdoor learning Understanding pattern Counting, calculation and place value Measures and shape Problem solving and representing mathematics Assessment Working with parents. Written for both serving and intending practitioners working with children aged 0 to 8 years, including those studying for Early Years and Early Childhood degrees and those on Primary PGCE and Primary Education courses, this book offers mathematical subject knowledge and teaching ideas in one volume. Helen Taylor is Course Leader of PGCE Primary Part-time Mathematics at Canterbury Christ Church University. Andrew Harris is Course Leader of PGCE Modular Mathematics at Canterbury Christ Church University.
Publisher: London : Sage Publications Ltd, 2014
Characteristics: xiii, 264 p. : ill. 24 cm
Alternative Title: Learning and teaching mathematics zero to eigth
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