'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 School
more coverage of using ICT to teach mathematics
more coverage of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
a key vocabulary section at the end of each chapter, and a detailed glossary
expanded and updated suggestions for Further Reading
even 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.
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.
Play and Problem Solving Creating and Using a Mathematical Environment Creative Recording and Mathematical Graphics Counting and Using Number Pattern Shape and Space Measurement Planning, Organizing and Assessing Independent Play Parents as Partners: Involving Parents in Mathematics and Play