Math at Their Own Pace

Child-Directed Activities for Developing Early Number Sense
Product Number: EB00648573
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781605544045
Publisher: Redleaf Press
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Description

As a dedicated early childhood teacher, you aim to provide an environment where students make new discoveries and test their limits. But when it comes to teaching developmentally appropriate math, you might welcome help from an expert with teaching experience based on the latest research on math learning. Math at Their Own Pace offers a series of predesigned, inexpensive activities that you can create and place "on the shelf" for children to use when they are developmentally ready and interested. This child-directed approach provides a broad range of hands-on math experiences that will help your students learn to solve problems creatively. Math at Their Own Pace covers: awareness of stable quantities and emergence of counting skills recognizing and writing the numerals 0 though 9 counting to 10 and beyond emergence of whole-part awareness Greg Nelson, PhD, is a professor of early childhood education at Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and has been a lead teacher in a Montessori program. He holds a PhD in educational psychology, human development, and cognition.

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Author(s): Greg Nelson
Original Publish Date: Sep 04, 2007

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