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Early Childhood Mathematics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Susan Sperry Smith

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 26, 2012

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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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$40.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-261370-5