ERIC Number: EJ978142
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
Toddlers as Mathematicians?
Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, v37 n1 p30-37 Mar 2012
This article reports a recent case study providing evidence that toddlers explore mathematical concepts in their outdoor play. The play experiences the toddlers engaged in gave rise to seven mathematical categories. In each of these categories examples are given of some of the ways the toddlers displayed their mathematical knowledge and skill.
Descriptors: Play, Toddlers, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Outdoor Education, Foreign Countries, Observation, Early Childhood Education, Video Technology, Problem Solving, Classification, Spatial Ability, Measurement, Geometric Concepts
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand