Making Mathematics Meaningful - For Children Ages 4 to 7

Nurturing Growth
  • Also available as: Perfect Bound Softcover
  • Published: September 2009
  • Format: E-Book
  • Pages: 176
  • ISBN: 9781426988042

The book provides a compendium of strategies and practical ideas designed to foster the development of young children’s conceptual, flexible, and creative thinking in mathematics.
The content includes: general and specific goals for learners, important readiness skills, procedures and ideas, number sense, spatial and measurement sense, and problem solving and game settings.
Detailed descriptions of activities are presented for each of the goals for learners. Authentic assessment strategies for observing, understanding and extending children's learning of mathematics are presented. Suggestions are made for accommodating different types of learner responses.
The book not only includes material that is age appropriate but the activities featured in this book also meet current provincial, regional and national standards for mathematics teaching, learning and assessment. The book is an excellent resource for those involved in home schooling, pre- or early primary school, early childhood as well as mathematics education.