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Experiences in Math for Young Children

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ISBN-10: 1401862780

ISBN-13: 9781401862787

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Rosalind Charlesworth

List price: $212.95
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This text focuses on the developmental sequence of mathematics for young children and its integration with other parts of the curriculum. For each math concept presented, the author explains how it might be incorporated into music and movement, language and visual arts, science, and social students for children from birth through age eight. Problem solving is promoted as the major means for constructing concepts with a balance of naturalistic, informal, and structured activities. The content is compatible with national standards and guidelines, giving educators the tools they need to prepare children to meet these standards. Each concept unit contains assessment, instructional, and…    
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Book details

List price: $212.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Concept Development in Mathematics
How Concepts Develop in Mathematics
How Concepts Are Acquired
Promoting Young Children's Concept Development Through Problem Solving
Assessing the Child's Developmental Level
Fundamental Concepts and Skills
One-to-One Correspondence
Number Sense and Counting
Logic and Classifying
Comparing
Shape
Spatial Sense
Parts and Wholes
Language and Concept Formation
Applying Fundamental Concepts, Attitudes, and Skills
Ordering, Seriation, and Patterning
Measurement: Volume, Weight, Length, and Temperature
Measurement: Time
Interpreting Data Using Graphs
Integrating the Curriculum Through Dramatic Play and Thematic Units and Projects
Symbols and Higher-Level Activities
Symbols
Sets and Symbols
Higher-Level Activities and Concepts
Mathematics Concepts and Operations for the Primary Grades
Operations with Whole Numbers
Patterns
Fractions
Numbers Above 10 and Place Value
Geometry, Data Collection, and Algebraic Thinking
Measurement with Standard Units
The Math Environment
Materials and Resources for Math
Math in Action
Math in the Home
Appendices
Developmental Assessment Tasks
Children's Books with Math Concepts
Index