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Young children learning mathematics: a guide for educators and families

Hunting, Robert, Mousley, Judith and Perry, Bob 2012, Young children learning mathematics: a guide for educators and families, ACER Press, Melbourne, Vic..

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Title Young children learning mathematics: a guide for educators and families
Author(s) Hunting, Robert
Mousley, Judith
Perry, Bob
Editor(s) Hunting, Robert
Mousley, Judith
Perry, Bob
Publication date 2012
Total pages 255
Publisher ACER Press
Place of Publication Melbourne, Vic.
Summary Can young children learn mathematics before school? What ideas and concepts are they capable of learning? How can adults develop a child's mathematical thinking from birth to five years? Early learning plays a critical role in laying a foundation for later success in schooling. This book explores the possibilities and potential for early childhood educators, parents and carers to stimulate young children's mathematical thinking. Drawing on the authors' significant research, it answers frequently asked questions about early childhood mathematics, discusses the experiences, activities and conversations that could lead to mathematics learning, and provides simple, easy-to-follow guidelines on introducing and building on the mathematical concepts underpinning play and activity in young children aged from birth to five.
ISBN 9781742860404
Language eng
Field of Research 130102 Early Childhood Education (excl Maori)
Socio Economic Objective 930103 Learner Development
HERDC Research category A1.1 Books - authored - research
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