Foundations of Mathematics

An Active Approach to Number, Shape and Measures in the Early Years

Author: Carole Skinner,Judith Dancer

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441175520

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Foundations of Mathematics outlines seven strands of practice which underpin successful mathematical development inchildren aged 3-7. Early years mathematics specialists, Carole and Judith, draw on their experience of working with early years practitioners, including consultants and advisers, across the UK and internationally. The book is completely up-to-date and embeds the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage throughout the book. The book brims with multi-sensory ideas that will trigger children's curiosity, measuring using sand mousse, hunting for buried treasure and building secret dens outdoors. There are: - activities that involve playing and exploring,- games to make learning active, and- experiences to develop creative and critical thinking. Alongside these practical experiences and activities are clear explanations of the reasoning behind the ideas with clear guidance on the role of the practitioner and 'Home Challenges' to promote the engagement of families. The authors provide straightforward advice to support the development of a mathematically-enriched learning environment and ideas to help children transfer learning into their own child-initiated play, to build a genuine and solid foundation for mathematics.

The Little Book of Shape and Space

Author: Carole Skinner,Judith Dancer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147292343X

Category: Education

Page: 72

View: 4070

This Little Book builds on children's natural enthusiasm and curiosity about shape and space. The hands-on, easy-to-follow experiences cover both 2D and 3D shapes and will inspire children to explore the spaces all around them in both indoor and outdoor play, and as they become familiar with the shapes and patterns in their every day environment.

The Little Book of Numbers

Author: Judith Dancer,Carole Skinner

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472923448

Category: Education

Page: 64

View: 9074

Maths in general is an area many early years practitioners lack confidence in – many having struggled at school themselves. They need lots of 'bright ideas' for teaching maths, which are not intimidating and are very 'doable'. This hands-on Little Book provides a breadth and depth of content that will enthuse both adults and children to explore fun and exciting everyday situations and number problems together.

Mathematics Through Play in the Early Years

Author: Kate Tucker

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446297853

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 8434

'The book is grounded in the latest research about how children become effective learners, particularly in relation to mathematics. Bringing together research and practice in an accessible way, Kate Tucker provides an essential resource for all those who work with young children. I strongly recommend it!' - Dr Sue Rogers, Head of Department of Early years and Primary Education, Institute of Education Offering practical examples of focused, playful teaching this popular book is back for a third edition, with even more activities to use in your setting with children aged from 3 to 8. Completely updated to include the revised Early Years Foundation Stage, this new edition covers all the hot topics in the field, and now includes: a new section on teaching mathematics in Forest School more coverage of using ICT to teach mathematics more coverage of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) a key vocabulary section at the end of each chapter, and a detailed glossary expanded and updated suggestions for Further Reading even more activities to use in lessons, with some extended to include 7-8 year olds With a user-friendly layout, this new edition is an ideal resource for practitioners wishing to enhance their mathematics teaching, and for students wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of how to use play to teach mathematics. Kate Tucker is an early years teacher, trainer and writer based in Devon.

John Von Neumann, 1903-1957

Author: J. C. Oxtoby,B. J. Pettis,G. B. Price

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821896792


Page: 129

View: 6446

This is Bulletin , Volume 64, Number 3, Part II, May 1958. A memorial to the late John von Neumann edited by J. C. Oxtoby, B. J. Pettis and E. B. Price.

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

selbständiges Lernen im Alltag

Author: John Caldwell Holt

Publisher: Beltz

ISBN: 9783407228550


Page: 232

View: 2417

Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.

Early Childhood Mathematics

Author: Robert J. Jensen,Sigrid Wagner

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company


Category: Education

Page: 374

View: 4283

"In this volume useful information for the teacher is presented concerning the importance of language and the communication of ideas, how to enhance classroom dynamics, and the use of alternate assessment and evaluation approaches in the early childhood grades."--back cover.

Kant: Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science

Author: Immanuel Kant,Michael Friedman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521544757

Category: Philosophy

Page: 119

View: 3845

A new translation of Kant's mature reflections on issues in the philosophy of natural science.


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 5298

Strukturen der Syntax

Author: Noam Chomsky

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110813629

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 136

View: 9157

Kant: Natural Science

Author: Immanuel Kant,Eric Watkins

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521363942

Category: Philosophy

Page: 802

View: 6304

Though Kant is best known for his strictly philosophical works in the 1780s, many of his early publications in particular were devoted to what we would call 'natural science'. Kant's Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens (1755) made a significant advance in cosmology, and he was also instrumental in establishing the newly emerging discipline of physical geography, lecturing on it for almost his entire career. In this volume Eric Watkins brings together new English translations of Kant's first publication, Thoughts on the True Estimation of Living Forces (1746–9), the entirety of Physical Geography (1802), a series of shorter essays, along with many of Kant's most important publications in natural science. The volume is rich in material for the student and the scholar, with extensive linguistic and explanatory notes, editorial introductions and a glossary of key terms.

The Tyranny of the Meritocracy

Democratizing Higher Education in America

Author: Lani Guinier

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0807006270

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 2296

An acclaimed scholar and civil rights advocate describes her research on the experiences of minority women at elite institutions like Harvard and Yale and reveals the practices that stall and prevent the schools from creating the democratic learning communities described in their missions. By the author of The Tyranny of the Majority. 10,000 first printing.

Issues in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964556

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1451

View: 4512

Issues in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Biomedical Engineering Research and Application. The editors have built Issues in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Biomedical Engineering Research and Application in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Biomedical Engineering Research and Application: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at