Teaching Young Children Mathematics provides a comprehensive overview of mathematics instruction in the early childhood classroom. Taking into account family differences, language barriers, and the presence of special needs students in many classrooms throughout the U.S., this textbook situates best practices for mathematics instruction within the larger frameworks of federal and state standards as well as contemporary understandings of child development. Key topics covered include: developmental information of conceptual understanding in mathematics from birth through 3rd grade, use of national and state standards in math, including the new Common Core State Standards, information for adapting ideas to meet special needs and English Language Learners, literacy connections in each chapter, areal-worlda connections to the content, and information for family connections to the content.... and become familiar with standard units in the customary and metric systems; ac carry out simple unit conversions, such as from centimeters to ... select and apply appropriate standard units and tools to measure length, area, volume, weight, time, temperature, and the size of ... grade include: ac Linear measurement that includes fractional parts of linear units; ac Perimeter and problems involving perimeter.
|Title||:||Teaching Young Children Mathematics|
|Author||:||Janice Minetola, Robert G. Ziegenfuss, J. Kent Chrisman|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-09-11|