The classic tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears is one that most children hear early in their lives. Many versions exist. One thing is for sure, there is a lot of math in the story.
February 15, 2013
Wanda Ocasio of Inter-American School saw the opportunity to use a Three Bears sorting lesson to investigate her preschoolers’ understanding of sorting, as well as explore this Big Idea in the context of a multilingual environment.
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.