Learning about mathematics
Chapters 14 follows on from the previous chapter, with a STEM focus. This time focussing on mathematics in ECEC. Through evidence-informed literature, readers will explore how children learn mathematics, the important role of educators, and will learn about the eight powerful mathematical ideas. Knowing more about the eight powerful mathematical ideas and how to incorporate this learning into programs is ‘an important step in supporting young children as powerful mathematicians’, according to the authors.
Early childhood education, Mathematics education, Mathematical concepts, Young children
Early Childhood Education
Perry, Bob and Dockett, Sue, "Learning about mathematics" (2020). Strong Foundations. 14.
Citation APA 7th edition
Perry, B., & Dockett, S. (2020). Learning about mathematics. In A. Kilderry & B. Raban (Eds.), Strong Foundations: Evidence informing practice in early childhood education and care (pp. 204-219). ACER Press. https://doi.org/10.37517/978-1-74286-555-3_14