ERIC Number: ED497551
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Reference Count: 0
Get Ready for Math!
In this book, parents will find ways to help teachers nurture important emerging math skills, from sorting and division of materials to early counting. Basic ideas and tools, including classroom-tested activities, will help support their child's math learning, both at home and in child care. Following an introduction, the book contains three parts: Part I, Young Children and Math, presents: (1) Math Is Child's Play; (2) What Is Number Sense, Anyway?; and (3) Providers and Teachers as Partners. Part II, All in a Day's Play, continues with: (4) Counting and More; (5) Collecting; (6) Estimating; and (7) Making Patterns. Part III, Fun and Games with Math, concludes with: (8) Making Graphs; (9) Math Manipulatives: Games with Blocks and Other Movable Objects; and (10) Board Games, Grid games and Path games. Appended is: (1) Choosing Quality Child Care. Also includes an afterword and bibliography.
Descriptors: Parents, Mathematics Skills, Play, Child Care, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Games, Graphs, Early Childhood Education
Redleaf Press. 10 Yorkton Court, St. Paul, MN 55117-1065. Tel: 800-423-8309; Fax: 800-641-0115; Web site: http://www.redleafpress.org
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A