OL 7 Math[1] - Part-whole relationships/Class inclusion...

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EDEC 250 Fall 2010 Mathematics in the Play Centered Curriculum Chapter Seven Physical knowledge Information gained from our senses Social knowledge Information learned directly from others (i.e.,) number name seven, sept, metric system Logical-mathematical knowledge Information the mind constructs - relationships Mathematics understanding is emergent, just as the development of literacy Operational thought develops throughout early childhood, by middle childhood most children are capable of operational thought. Rushing the process of development means Frustration Damaged dispositions Lack of a firm foundation Pre-operations/Logical Operations Conservation The underlying concept remains constant (height, weight, number, volume) Reversibility
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Unformatted text preview: Part-whole relationships/Class inclusion Daily Life Curriculum Problem solving opportunities that relate to childrens daily lives and experiences Doubling a class recipe Ice cream money for a birthday celebration Equal turns at the computer Project Approach Learning about immediate topics EDEC 250 Fall 2010 Play Curriculum Re-creating daily life situations setting the table or buying gas in a block center city Solving problems of their own choosing Making patterns on the geoboard Exploring games with rules Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic - Kamii Play Materials Calculators Yardsticks Telephone & Computers Scales Number templates Sequence puzzles...
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