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Young Children
September 1, 2021

Intentional Teaching Moments: Supporting Executive Function Development and Early Mathematics Through a Geometry Activity

Enhanced by math activities, higher-order mental skills and abilities serve as the behind-the-scenes machinery that facilitates young children’s ability to engage in and demonstrate their learning competency.

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Authored by: Holland W. Banse Douglas H. Clements Julie Sarama Crystal Day-Hess Marisa Simoni Candace Joswick
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Young Children
March 1, 2018

De copiar diseños a las matemáticas en el aula de educación inicial

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.

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Authored by: Anthony (Tony) I. Byers Elizabeth (Beth) A. Cottone Claire E. Cameron
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A young child copies designs of various geometric shapes on a piece of paper.
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Young Children
March 1, 2018

早教课堂上的 从图形重现到数学 From Design Copying to Mathematics in the Early Childhood Classroom

如果一个孩子都能临摹正方形了,那我为什么还要担心呢?如此微不足道的任务能暴露什么问题呢?现在,通过回顾研究,我明白图形重现是一种基本的技能,对于我们如何培养幼儿的数学知识和能力具有相当大的影响。

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Authored by: Anthony (Tony) I. Byers Elizabeth (Beth) A. Cottone Claire E. Cameron
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Higher-Order Thinking Bundle (On Demand)

Make your teaching more intentional and engaging with this collection of higher-order thinking modules that brings together three of NAEYC’s popular modules into one convenient package.
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Young Children
September 1, 2020

Teaching Fractions to Young Children

In this article, we first review research on proportional reasoning, as this skill is closely related to understanding fraction magnitudes.

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Authored by: Jing Tian Elizabeth Gunderson
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Young Children
September 1, 2020

Screencasts Support Early Learning in Math

Our findings suggest that using screencasting apps can provide more equitable learning opportunities as teachers require all students to justify their mathematical ideas.

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Authored by: Shannon Larsen Kelly K. McCormick
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

استكشاف الرياضيات مع الرضع والفُطم: فوائد الكتب واللغة التي تتناول المفاهيم الرياضية Rocking and Rolling. Exploring Math with Infants and Toddlers: The Joys and Benefits of Math-Based Books and Language

Using books as inspiration for nurturing children’s early math language and understanding of math concepts is a natural fit for early education settings.

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Authored by: Rebecca Parlakian
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2020

Explicando STEAM a los niños en edad escolar

In early childhood, we encourage STEAM teaching to integrate these subject areas within a meaningful context.

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Authored by: Sandra M. Linder Angela Eckhoff
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2020

Breaking Down STEAM for Young Children

In early childhood, we encourage STEAM teaching to integrate these subject areas within a meaningful context.

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Authored by: Sandra M. Linder Angela Eckhoff
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

9x: Easy Ways to Integrate Math in the Gym and Beyond!

With a few simple tools—dice, rulers, number lines, and spinners—children can infuse math into big body activities. Here are nine easy activities for integrating math in the gym and beyond!

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Authored by: Deanna Pecaski McLennan
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