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ERIC Number: ED001319
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959-Dec-5
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
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MATHEMATICS IN THE KINDERGARTEN.
CASAVANT, MARION; AND OTHERS
MATERIALS ARE PRESENTED WHICH EMPHASIZE INFORMAL LEARNING THROUGH SENSORY EXPERIENCES. SINCE MUCH OF THE CHILD'S ENCOUNTER WITH NUMBERS AT THIS LEVEL IS INCIDENTAL, THE INTENT IS TO PROVIDE A CONCRETE APPROACH FOR THIS AGE GROUP. THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE COVERED--(1) SUGGESTED COUNTING ACTIVITIES, (2) GROUPING ACTIVITIES SUCH AS DANCING GAMES WITH PARTNERS, (3) LEARNING TO RECOGNIZE GROUPS OF 2, 3, AND 4 OBJECTS WITHOUT COUNTING, (4) LEARNING THE ORDINALS, FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, (5) TIME RECOGNITION, (6) FORM RECOGNITION SUCH AS GEOMETRIC SHAPES, (7) FRACTIONS, (8) MEASUREMENT, (9) COMPARISONS OF SIZE, AND (10) RELATED PERSONAL EXPERIENCES. THE OBJECTIVE IS TO ACQUAINT THE CHILDREN WITH MATHEMATICAL LANGUAGE.
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Authoring Institution: Syracuse City School District, NY.
Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (Syracuse)