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Here are the “Big Ideas” in early mathematics—from an outstanding team of devoted early childhood specialists! In this unique guide, classroom teachers, coaches, curriculum coordinators, college students, and teacher educators get a practical look at the foundational concepts and skills of early mathematics, and see how to implement them in their early childhood classrooms.
Big Ideas of Early Mathematics presents the skills educators need to organize for mathematics teaching and learning during the early years. For teachers of children ages three through six, the book provides foundations for further mathematics learning and helps facilitate long-term mathematical understanding.
Table of Contents
SETS: Using Attributes to Make Collections
NUMBER SENSE: Developing a Meaningful Sense of Quantity
COUNTING: More than Just 1, 2, 3
NUMBER OPERATIONS: Every Operation Tells a Story
PATTERN: Recognizing Repetition and Regularity
MEASUREMENT: Making Fair Comparisons
DATA ANALYSIS: Asking Questions and Finding Answers
SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS: Mapping the World Around Us
SHAPE: Developing Definitions
Appendix A Big Ideas Charts
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