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Teaching Numeracy, Language and Literacy with Blocks

Author(s): Abigail Newburger, Elizabeth Vaughan (click on the author's name for more titles)

Newburger and Vaughan provide a theoretical foundation on why and how blocks are used, as well as information on selecting blocks and block safety. This is a real how-to book you don't need to read from beginning to end. Simply find the chapter that suits your setting or curriculum and tailor it for a perfect fit!

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Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Science

Author(s): Amy Shillady (click on the author's name for more titles)

Children’s early science experiences are the foundation for future science learning and comprehension - throughout their school years and life. This collection of articles from NAEYC’s journal Young Children showcases how to support children’s science explorations from infancy through age 8.

The authors offer ideas for creating science-rich environments and promoting young learners’ investigations and discovery. The articles describe teaching approaches and child-guided experiences that introduce children to scientific and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and core ideas in the physical, life, and earth and space sciences, and in engineering, technology, and applications of science

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Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Math

Author(s): Amy Shillady (click on the author's name for more titles)

It is important for teachers to incorporate mathematics into the daily curriculum to help ensure young children gain the foundational skills for later success in math. In this collection of articles from NAEYC’s journal, Young Children, teachers of children from infancy through age 8 will learn how to help children develop, construct, test, and reflect on their mathematical understandings. Articles offer ways to provide in-depth, engaging learning experiences focusing on key math concept areas: number and operations, geometry, measurement, and data analysis. The book offers a comprehensive resource list and a professional development guide with questions and activities to help readers reflect on current practices and incorporate new ones.

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Spotlight on Young Children and Technology

Author(s): Amy Shillady, Leah Schoenberg Muccio (click on the author's name for more titles)

Technology has paved the way for new and exciting teaching practices. In this collection of articles from NAEYC’s journal Young Children, teachers of young children will learn about approaches for using various technologies to support their work with children and families. Articles share innovative ways teachers can integrate technology into the curriculum in appropriate and meaningful ways to promote children’s learning.

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Spotlight on Young Children and Math

Author(s): Derry Koralek (click on the author's name for more titles)

The authors offer proven strategies to introduce key mathematics concepts, foster problem solving and mathematical thinking, and encourage use of math across the curriculum. This attractive resource also includes a list of top resources in the area and carefully designed questions and activities to aid students and other readers in reflecting on the articles.

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Preschool Math

Author(s): Debbie Cunningham, Joy Lubawy, Robert Williams (click on the author's name for more titles)

Preschool Math encourages teachers to listen to and observe young children to better understand how they think about their world. The book uses these prompts to expand into useful and appropriate maths experiences. Teachers will encourage children to use their senses and bodies to explore ideas, record and talk about the concepts, and to learn how maths feels, tastes, and looks. Activities in Preschool Math use the scientific ideals of testing, evaluating, exploring, experimenting, problem solving, making guesses, and forming a hypothesis, while utilizing interesting materials and environments in mathematical ways.

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More Than Counting Second Edition
Whole Math Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

Author(s): Brenda Hieronymous, Sally Moomaw (click on the author's name for more titles)

Maths is so easy, a child can do it . . . all we have to do is let them! More than 100 ideas for manipulatives, collections, grid games, path games, graphing, and gross-motor play that combine to make a complete maths experience can be found in an easy to read style.

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Maths is All Around You

Author(s): Marianne Knaus (click on the author's name for more titles)

The development of mathematical understanding occurs in a range of settings: at home, during childcare, while shopping or at the park. Children are naturally curious and keen to learn about their world, including mathematics, and educators are ideally placed to enhance children’s early mathematical learning. But what experiences and opportunities are appropriate?

This book is intended for early childhood educators in both preschool settings and the first years of school who would like to explore and investigate maths concepts to enrich children’s experiences and extend their current thinking and learning.

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Math in the Preschool Classroom Second Edition
I'm Older Than You, I'm Five

Author(s): Ann S Epstein, Suzanne Gainsley (click on the author's name for more titles)

Early maths learning happens without rote drill, but it does not happen on its own. Young children need maths concepts presented thoughtfully and systematically, yet in a way that also respects their concrete thinking and their need to learn by exploring hands-on materials. This book presents 50 early math activites that meet these needs for preschoolers.

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Math in Minutes
Easy Activities for Children Ages 4-8

Author(s): Sharon Macdonald (click on the author's name for more titles)

This introduction to early maths concepts contains easy activities for children ages 4-8 years. They can go on a Geometric Shape Hunt, measure with Pompoms, or find the Missing Numbers, just a few of the fun, simple activities you'll find in Math in Minutes. Each chapter begins with the easiest activities and progresses to more difficult ones.

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Math at Their Own Pace
Child-Directed Activities for Developing Early Number Sense

Author(s): Greg Nelson (click on the author's name for more titles)

Dedicated early childhood teachers strive to provide environments where students make new discoveries and test their limits. Utilising the latest research on maths learning, Math at Their Own Pace provides a series of pre-designed, inexpensive activities that teachers can make and place "on the shelf" for children to use when they are developmentally ready and interested. This child-directed approach provides a broad range of hands-on maths experiences that will help children learn to solve problems creatively.

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Math and Science Investigations
Helping Young Learners Make Big Discoveries

Author(s): Sally Anderson (click on the author's name for more titles)

Children’s books and hands-on investigations bring math and science concepts to life! Young children are naturally interested in the patterns and processes occurring in the world around them. They are beginning to learn about the changes happening each day, month, and season. They are starting to ask questions about the environment and world beyond. They are anxious to explore the creatures in their own backyard. Math and Science Investigations supports young children’s natural curiosity and encourages them to explore what happens around them. Hands-on investigations help children learn the skills, concepts, and standards of mathematics, science, language, and literacy – all at the same time – using some of their favorite books.

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Let's Build
Strong Foundations in Language, Math, and Social Skills

Author(s): Pamela C. Phelps (click on the author's name for more titles)

Engage children with meaningful constructive play! Blocks are a key teaching tool in any early childhood program. Through well-planned, teacher-supported block play experiences, young children can develop build math, language, and social skills while using their imaginations and boosting their creativity.

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Learn Every Day About Shapes
100 Best Ideas from Teachers

Author(s): Kathy Charner (click on the author's name for more titles)

Complete with learning objectives, related children’s books, and an assessment component, teachers will find everything they need to teach children ages 3-6 all about shapes. Learn Every Day About Shapes is sure to become a classroom favorite!

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Learn Every Day About Numbers
100 Best Ideas from Teachers

Author(s): Kathy Charner (click on the author's name for more titles)

Classroom-tested and teacher-approved, these activities help children ages 3-6 learn all about numbers. With 100 engaging and fun activities, Learn Every Day About Numbers offers everything a teacher needs to build a foundation for future math learning. Children will love becoming a Number Detective, a Flashlight Writer, or a Number Hero as they investigate the wonderful world of numbers.

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