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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 1/1/2008.
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Based on the theories of John Dewey, the constructivist view of children's learning, and current curriculum guidelines for mathematics, this latest book in the authors'Active Experiencesseries provides six clear, concise, and usable guides for turning mathematics instruction into activities that three-to-five year olds will find engaging.MARKET: The experiences included are ideal for use in childcare, preschool, Head Start, and other early learning environments; as well as with early primary-grade pupils.KEY TOPICS: involve group work, investigations, and projects; are grounded in children's interests and needs; and, build, one upon the other to form a coherent learning curriculum. Additionally, each conforms to the most recent standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Table of Contents
|Theory of Active Experiences|
|Experiences and Education: Putting Dewey's Theory into Practice|
|Active ChildrenoActive Environments|
|Building Connections to Home and Community Through Active Experiences|
|Experiences and Mathematical Content|
|Guides to Active Experiences|
|Young Children Develop Ideas of Number and Counting|
|Young Children Learn the Basic Concepts of Algebra|
|Young Children Learn the Basic Concepts of Geometry|
|Young Children Learn the Basic Concepts of Measurement|
|Data Description, Organization, Representation, and Analysis|
|Math Problem Solving|
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