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Offering practical examples of focused, playful teaching this popular book is back for a third edition, with even more activities to use in your setting with children aged from 3 to 8.
Completely updated to include the revised Early Years Foundation Stage, this new edition covers all the hot topics in the field, and now includes:
- a new section on teaching mathematics in forest school - more coverage of using ICT to teach mathematics - new case studies covering children with special needs
- a key vocabulary section at the end of each chapter, and a detailed glossary
- expanded and updated suggestions for Further Reading - even more activities to use in lessons.
With a clear and easy to use layout, this new edition is an ideal resource for all those wishing to enhance their mathematics teaching, as well as for students wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of how to use play to teach mathematics.
How To Use This Book
Play And Problem Solving
Creating And Using A Mathematical Environment
Creative Recording And Mathematical Graphics
Counting And Using Number
Pattern Shape and Space Measurement Planning.
Organizing And Assessing Independent Play
Parents As Partners: Involving Parents In Mathematics And Play
Appendices Resources References Index
This is a practical and inspiring publication packed full of ideas for all the key areas within an early years setting to support maths learning and development in young children.
A great read for all champions of maths.
Kate Tucker is an early years teacher, trainer and writer based in Devon.
Pub 2014 UK Pbk 160 pages