ERIC Number: ED510330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
The Young Child and Mathematics. Second Edition
Copley, Juanita V.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
This second edition of the bestselling book "The Young Child and Mathematics" reflects recent developments in math education in a wealth of vignettes from classrooms, activity ideas, and strategies for teaching young children about math processes and concepts. Using standards and guidelines from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Juanita Copley shows how teachers can readily and enjoyably make mathematics an integral part of their classrooms all day, every day. Includes a DVD of print and video resources, including clips of the author in action in real classrooms, engaging young children in math thinking and learning. Contents include: (1) The Child Learns, the Child Teaches; (2) A Framework for Teaching Mathematics to Young Children; (3) Mathematics Processes in the Early Childhood Curriculum; (4) Number and Operations in the Early Childhood Curriculum; (5) Patterns, Functions, and Algebra in the Early Childhood Curriculum; (6) Geometry and Spatial Sense in the Early Childhood Curriculum; (7) Measurement in the Early Childhood Curriculum; (8) Data Analysis and Probability in the Early Childhood Curriculum; and (9) Questions... and Some Answers. Two appendixes are included: (1) Using the Accompanying DVD; and (2) Learning Paths and Teaching Strategies. A list of references and an index are also provided.
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Numbers, Algebra, Mathematical Concepts, Geometry, Measurement, Data Analysis, Probability, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics