ERIC Number: ED270332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Counting and Early Arithmetic Learning. Strategies and Activities. Learning Activities and Implications for Recent Cognitive Research.
This booklet describes basic counting principles and provides activities designed to develop basic skills in: (l) stable ordering; (2) one-to-one matching; (3) total number; (4) different objects; and (5) different order. These are extended to more advanced strategies aimed at building counting skills strong enough to provide a basis for adding, subtracting, and even multiplying and dividing. Strategies here include: (l) counting on; (2) counting backwards; (3) counting multiples; (4) combined counting; (5) near doubles; and (6) compensation. Included are a list of resources and a list of references. (JM)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Skills, Number Concepts, Numbers, Serial Ordering, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.