For the first time in a single resource, Kathy Richardson shares her insights into the mathematical development of preschool students. Based on the most current research about the development of young children and closely aligned with NCTM standards, this book provides teachers with everything they need to understand the teaching of mathematics in the prekindergarten classroom. The book is organized according to the key mathematical areas children "need to know":
Sorting and Classifying
In addition to referencing the NCTM standards, the book presents the "big ideas" in prekindergarten math, making it clear to teachers what the appropriate expectations are for preschool students. For each of these areas, activities are provided for circle time, small group, and individual instruction. In all, more than 75 activities are included, making this a complete resource for all prekindergarten teachers.
Developing Math Concepts in Pre-Kindergarten Manipulative Kit
Designed for use with Developing Math Concepts in Pre-Kindergarten, this kit includes all the materials needed for organizing the activities featured in the book. Kit includes: