Mathematics Through Play in the Early Years
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Mathematics Through Play in the Early Years

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'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 Schoolmore coverage of using ICT to teach mathematicsmore coverage of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)a key vocabulary section at the end of each chapter, and a detailed glossaryexpanded and updated suggestions for Further Readingeven 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 210 x 294 x 8mm | 439.99g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1446269779
  • 9781446269770
  • 110,260

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For those of us who feel they have a `mental block', or natural aversion to maths, this book will be of enormous help. Grounded in the latest research about how children become effective learners, focusing particularly on mathematics, it is packed full of tried and tested, new and innovative, mathematical ideas, activities and experiences. -- Martine Horvath This is a practical and inspiring publication packed full of ideas for all the key areas within an early years setting to support maths learning and development in young children. A great read for all champions of maths. -- Nursery Newsshow more

Table of contents

Play and Problem SolvingCreating and Using a Mathematical EnvironmentCreative Recording and Mathematical GraphicsCounting and Using NumberPatternShape and SpaceMeasurementPlanning, Organizing and Assessing Independent PlayParents as Partners: Involving Parents in Mathematics and Playshow more

About Kate Tucker

Kate Tucker is an early years teacher, trainer and writer based in Exeter; she has over 20 years of experience, and has written widely on early years mathematics and Foundation Stage practice.show more

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