February 15, 2013
There’s nothing like a stack of attractive counting books to help young children explore number. However, it’s worth taking the time to analyze exactly how the numbers in the book are put to work, so as the children’s number sense grows, they can play with more complex understandings.
We find that one sure fire way to warm up children’s attitude towards mathematics is to build math activities and lessons out of the books they all love to read. When we start to sort…
Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney and Where Do I Live? by Neil Chesanow are two books that give children a way to explore where they are in relationship to other things and places.
At Erikson Institute's first International Symposium on Early Mathematics Education, Dr. Yeap Ban Har explains the core competencies and philosophy at the foundation of the world's highest-ranking early mathematics education program.