EDEE 250 Lecture 6

# EDEE 250 Lecture 6 - he Kindergart en Curriculum MATH...

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The Kindergarten Curriculum MATH SCIENCE SOCIAL STUDIES

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Teaching mathematics Making connections and seeing relationships “Children are born mathematicians” Eugene Geist
5 year olds may: Count up to 10 to 20 things with less skipping or double counting. Spontaneously use math to solve everyday problems Recognize more complex patterns Begin to use concepts to compare objects by size, height and length Enjoy playing games using numbers Solve multiple piece puzzles by observing geometric shapes Add and subtract

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Contents of mathematics for young children: Concept: Number sense and numeration Concept: Seriating Concept: Patterns and relationships: Concept: Sorting and Classification
6. Concept: Geometry, Shapes and spatial sense 7. Concept: Measurement 8. Concept: Estimation 9. Concept: Statistics and probability

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Teaching math to young children MATH CONCEPTS SHOULD BE CONSIDER PRIOR KNOWLEDGE CONSIDER CHILDREN’S INTERESTS HELP CHILDREN WITH NEW VOCABULARY SOCIAL INTERACTION IS IMPORTANT
Four thinking standards: Problem solving Communication Reasoning Connections

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1. Problem solving
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## This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course EDEE 250 taught by Professor Smith-gilman during the Winter '12 term at McGill.

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