For Mathematics in Early Childhood Education courses.
This NCTM standards-based textbook, encourages the educator or future educator to create an active learning environment that fosters curiosity, confidence, and persistence in young children as they learn mathematics.
Author Susan Sperry Smith clearly presents three key ingredients for the successful acquisition of math in the early years: knowledge of important mathematical relationships, number sense, and the ability to solve problems. Through practical knowledge and applications, this ever-popular text focuses on helping teachers foster these skills and ways of thinking to build student success from year to year.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Foundations, Principles, and Standards
Chapter 2: Planning for Success: A Good Beginning
Chapter 3: Assessment
Chapter 4: The Language of Math: Communication and Representation
Chapter 5: Early Math Concepts: Matching, Classification, Comparing and Ordering or Seriation
Chapter 6: Developing Number Sense
Chapter 7: Understanding Our Place Value System
Chapter 8: Data Analysis: Graphing and Probability
Chapter 9: Early Algebra: Pattern and Function
Chapter 10: Problem Solving: Addition and Subtraction
Chapter 11: Problem Solving: Multiplication and Division
Chapter 12: Geometry: Space and Shape
Chapter 13: Measurement
Chapter 14: Thematic Units and The Project Approach
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Early Childhood Mathematics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
Format: Safari Book
$34.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-261370-5