Big Ideas Of Early Mathematics: What Teachers Of Young Children Need To Know by - The Early Math Collaborative- Erikson InstituteBig Ideas Of Early Mathematics: What Teachers Of Young Children Need To Know by - The Early Math Collaborative- Erikson Institute

Big Ideas Of Early Mathematics: What Teachers Of Young Children Need To Know

by- The Early Math Collaborative- Erikson Institute

Paperback | May 15, 2013

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In this unique guide, classroom teachers, coaches, curriculum coordinators, college students, and teacher educators get a practical look at the foundational concepts and skills of early mathematics, and see how to implement them in their early childhood classrooms.


Big Ideas of Early Mathematics presents the skills educators need to organize for mathematics teaching and learning during the early years. For teachers of children ages three through six, the book provides foundations for further mathematics learning and helps facilitate long-term mathematical understanding. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.


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The authors of the book are a group of devoted early childhood specialists working in the Early Math Collaborative (EMC) at Erikson Institute.  Erikson Institute is America’s only graduate school focused exclusively on child development and early education from birth to age eight.  The EMC aims to improve the quality of early math educ...
Title:Big Ideas Of Early Mathematics: What Teachers Of Young Children Need To KnowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 0.5 inPublished:May 15, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132946971

ISBN - 13:9780132946971


Table of Contents





Chapter 1

          SETS:  Using Attributes to Make Collections


Chapter 2

          NUMBER SENSE:  Developing a Meaningful Sense of Quantity


Chapter 3

          COUNTING:  More than Just 1, 2, 3


Chapter 4

          NUMBER OPERATIONS: Every Operation Tells a Story


Chapter 5

        PATTERN:  Recognizing Repetition and Regularity


Chapter 6

          MEASUREMENT:  Making Fair Comparisons


Chapter 7

          DATA ANALYSIS: Asking Questions and Finding Answers


Chapter 8

          SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS:  Mapping the World Around Us


Chapter 9

          SHAPE: Developing Definitions




Appendix A            Big Ideas Charts

Editorial Reviews

“The simple, concrete mapping of the sequence of how children develop math concepts and skills makes learning, understanding, and implementing the ideas an easy task. The visuals to help explain the concepts are essential as well.”   -Connie Casha, Tennessee Department of Education     "[This book is] a remarkable addition to my Science and Math for Young Children course. At the end of the course, many students shared how much [it] helped them overcome their anxieties about creating math activities for young children that go beyond counting. My students feel much more confident about using new and appropriate language while facilitating meaningful math activities with children."    -Nena Bush, Malcolm X College, Chicago