The book places particular emphasis on adult-initiated, number-focused activities and playful, challenging and sensitive teaching strategies to engage younger children. The strategies are based on research and work with practitioners, and are illustrated by childrenAs own responses, such as making number jokes. It covers key areas of mathematics, including number, shape and space, measures and problem solving, with appropriate expectations and common difficulties as well as suggested activities.playfulness should be encouraged with new competences in order to enhance childrena#39;s self-esteem. Teachers can therefore use playfulness themselves to make deliberate mistakes or by using a puppet to make ludicrous number jokes.
|Title||:||Teaching Mathematics 3-5: Developing Learning In The Foundation Stage|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill Education (UK) - 2005-08-01|