Teaching Mathematics 3-5: Developing Learning in the Foundation Stage: Developing learning in the Foundation Stage by Sue GiffordTeaching Mathematics 3-5: Developing Learning in the Foundation Stage: Developing learning in the Foundation Stage by Sue Gifford

Teaching Mathematics 3-5: Developing Learning in the Foundation Stage: Developing learning in the…

bySue Gifford

Paperback | August 16, 2005

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Compelling research on how to teach mathematics to young children

"Teaching Mathematics" 3-5 provides a research background for adults helping three- to five-year-olds learn mathematics, including social and emotional processes as well as key mathematical ideas and common difficulties. It includes implications for practice and proposes a playful and sensitive approach, and answers the questions:

Sue Gifford has worked for many years in primary mathematics education as teacher, consultant and lecturer. She has researched mathematics learning in early years settings and worked with practitioners and official bodies in developing curriculum and publishing guidance. She currently works at Roehampton University.
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Title:Teaching Mathematics 3-5: Developing Learning in the Foundation Stage: Developing learning in the…Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.35 × 0.47 inPublished:August 16, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0335216862

ISBN - 13:9780335216864

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Between the secret garden and the hothouse: recent changes in early years mathematics

Section 1
What do we know about how young children learn mathematics? A holistic approach

1 Cognitive processes

2 Emotional processes

3 Social processes

4 Physical processes

Summary of Section 1

Section 2
Practical Pedagogy

5 Contexts for learning

6 Interactive teaching strategies

7 Teaching systems: planning and assessment

Section 3
The mathematics curriculum

8 Number

9 Shape and space

10 Measures

11 Problem solving

Conclusion
References
Index