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Published: 10 September 2009

288 Pages | 80 illustrations and photos

ISBN: 9780195567021

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Numeracy in Early Childhood

Shared Contexts for Teaching and Learning

Agnes Macmillan

  • Covers 0-8 age range and links prior-to-school and school contexts and learning.
  • Written from sociocultural and play-based learning perspectives, using child-centred planning and pedagogy, and observation-based evaluation of early childhood education contexts.
  • Focus on identifying mathematical concepts in everyday language/everyday life and models of interaction with children which help them guide mathematical learning.
  • Assists the reader in developing favourable attitudes towards maths both for themselves and in the children whom they are educating.
  • Linked to Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers' (AAMT) Standards for Excellence.
  • Written to adapt to different curriculum with an emphasis on the students' understanding of the theoretical basis.
  • The book is scholarly but accessible for less experienced readers.

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