The holidays are coming up, and usually that involves a lot of eating. This provides plenty of opportunities to find math all around us. Problems surrounding the questions of “how many do we have,” “how many do we need,” “how much is enough,” and “what might be too much” can lead to any number of fruitful holiday math activities.
The Early Math Collaborative contributed two presentations at the annual National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Conference and Expo, which took place November 5-8, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
This video reveals some of the major concepts discussed at the 2014 NAEYC Conference.
“For too many adults, math is like this dirty diaper that we hold away or get rid of as quickly as possible.”