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How to Develop Confident Mathematicians in the Early Years : A Guide for Practitioners and Parents

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Showing how everyday experiences can be used to encourage early mathematical thinking, this book will help you to support young children’s mathematical development through play.

Developing Confident Mathematicians in the Early Years explains clearly the stages of mathematical development from birth to five years. It considers how practitioners and parents can create a mathematically rich environment and offers a wealth of practical activities and suggestions for adult–child interactions to enhance children’s mathematical learning. Features include:

  • 60 activities, each covering a core area of mathematical experience – measurement, algebra, data handling, counting and calculation
  • clear explanations of the mathematics taking place in each activity and how this forms the foundation for mathematical learning in the future
  • practical suggestions for home learning and working in partnership with parents
  • links to the EYFS and National Curriculum.

Offering a rich source of ideas using everyday resources, this practical text will inspire practitioners and parents to nurture young children’s innate confidence and ability in mathematics.

Number of Pages: 172
Genre: Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Tony Cotton & Alice Hansen
Language: English
Street Date: October 12, 2018
TCIN: 53794975
UPC: 9780415792806
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-1922
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