February 15, 2013
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 through books that could be used in this way, three categories emerge.
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.