9780132421331

Active Experiences for Active Children : Mathematics

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780132421331

  • ISBN10:

    013242133X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • View Upgraded Edition
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $29.80

Summary

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
References
Resources
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review