Foundations of Mathematics
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Foundationsof Mathematicsoutlines seven strands of practice which underpin successful mathematicaldevelopment inchildren aged 3-7. Earlyyears mathematics specialists, Carole and Judith, draw on their experience ofworking with early years practitioners, including consultants and advisers, across the UK and internationally. Thebook is completely up-to-date and embeds the Revised Early Years FoundationStage throughout the book. The book brims with multi-sensory ideas thatwill trigger children's curiosity, measuring using sand mousse, hunting forburied treasure and building secret dens outdoors. There are: -activities that involve playing and exploring, -games to make learning active, and-experiences to develop creative and critical thinking. Alongsidethese practical experiences and activities are clear explanations of thereasoning behind the ideas with clear guidance on the role of the practitionerand 'Home Challenges' to promote the engagement of families. The authorsprovide straightforward advice to support the development of amathematically-enriched learning environment and ideas to help childrentransfer learning into their own child-initiated play, to build a genuine andsolid foundation for mathematics.
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