Teaching Mathematics 3-5: Developing Learning in the Foundation Stage

Teaching Mathematics 3-5: Developing Learning in the Foundation Stage

by Sue Gifford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335216862

ISBN-13: 9780335216864

Pub. Date: 11/26/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Compelling research on how to teach mathematics to young children

Teaching Mathematics 3–5 provides a research background for adults helping three- to five-year-olds learn mathematics, including social and emotional processes as well as key mathematical ideas and common difficulties. It includes implications for practice and proposes a playful

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Compelling research on how to teach mathematics to young children

Teaching Mathematics 3–5 provides a research background for adults helping three- to five-year-olds learn mathematics, including social and emotional processes as well as key mathematical ideas and common difficulties. It includes implications for practice and proposes a playful and sensitive approach, and answers the questions:

Sue Gifford currently works at Roehampton University, UK.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335216864
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/26/2005
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : between the secret garden and the hothouse : recent changes in early years mathematics1
Sect. 1What do we know about how children learn mathematics? A holistic approach13
1Cognitive processes15
2Emotional processes24
3Social processes29
4Physical processes35
Sect. 2Practical pedagogy41
5Contexts for learning43
6Interactive teaching strategies52
7Teaching systems : planning and assessment60
Sect. 3The mathematics curriculum75
8Number77
9Shape and space106
10Measures133
11Problem solving145

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