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Mathematics Through Play in the Early Years 3ed

by Kate Tucker SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9781446269770
Format:
Pbk 160 pages
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AU$69.00 NZ$72.17
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Offering practical examples of focused, playful teaching this popular book is back for a third edition, with even more activities to use in your setting with children aged from 3 to 8. Completely updated to include the revised Early Years Foundation Stage, this new edition covers all the hot topics in the field, and now includes:

- a new section on teaching mathematics in forest school - more coverage of using ICT to teach mathematics - new case studies covering children with special needs
- a key vocabulary section at the end of each chapter, and a detailed glossary
- expanded and updated suggestions for Further Reading - even more activities to use in lessons.
With a clear and easy to use layout, this new edition is an ideal resource for all those wishing to enhance their mathematics teaching, as well as for students wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of how to use play to teach mathematics.

Play and Problem Solving
Creating and Using a Mathematical Environment
Creative Recording and Mathematical Graphics
Counting and Using Number
Pattern
Shape and Space
Measurement
Planning, Organizing and Assessing Independent Play
Parents as Partners: Involving Parents in Mathematics and Play

For those of us who feel they have a ‘mental block’, or natural aversion to maths, this book will be of enormous help. Grounded in the latest research about how children become effective learners, focusing particularly on mathematics, it is packed full of tried and tested, new and innovative, mathematical ideas, activities and experiences.
Kate Tucker is an early years teacher, trainer and writer based in Devon.