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Other

Description:

This 8-page monograph (pdf), based on current research in early mathematics education, discusses the importance of early mathematics and addresses how educators can build on the mathematical knowledge and experience that children bring to early primary classrooms. It emphasizes the importance of understanding the development and characteristics of the early mathematics learner, and of having a solid understanding of mathematics for teaching. The article offers tips for creating a mathematics-rich environment and includes an extensive list of references.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 1,NSDL,Teaching strategies,Early Elementary,Kindergarten,Student populations,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160822660T,Early childhood,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Problem solving,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Educational environment,Representation,Communication,Connections,Critique reasoning,Pre-Kindergarten,Education,Construct arguments

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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