'This is a very welcome book. Kate Tucker is an enthusiast, with lots of experience in teaching young children, and in thinking about how best they should learn math.'
Teaching mathematics to young children in creative ways is made easy with this second edition of a wonderful book, which offers the reader clear advice and lots of exciting ideas to use in any early years setting.
By showing how to introduce mathematical concepts through play-based activities, this book is in tune with current thinking about best practice in teaching, and with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and current Numeracy strategy.
New material includes:
- an additional chapter on creative recording
- a whole new chapter on ways to involve parents
- discussion of policy throughout the UK
- more on using ICT
- case studies covering the whole birth to eight age range
Essential reading for any practitioner who wants to develop their mathematics teaching, this book is equally important for all trainee teachers and early years students.