ERIC Number: EJ729680
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan
A String of Beads
Mead, Kelly C.
Teaching Pre K-8, v36 n4 p54-55 Jan 2006
In this article, the author relates how she designed a math activity she called Beads to use in conjunction with their school's 100th day celebration. Beads has provided her kindergarten class with many opportunities to practice a variety of math skills - counting, patterning, sorting, comparing, making sets, predicting, identifying numerals, sequencing, adding on, learning about place value, estimating, building math vocabulary and more. Beads has allowed her students to keep track of the days in a month and the number of days until the special 100th day arrive.
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Activities, Manipulative Materials
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Kindergarten
Authoring Institution: N/A