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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Exploring Children’s Thinking About Data

In this excerpt of our book The Young Child and Mathematics, third edition, we showcase children’s thinking about data as a teacher engages her preschoolers in a data-centric activity.

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Authored by: Angela Chan Turrou Nicholas C. Johnson Megan L. Franke
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Make Picture Books Count: Effective Ways to Integrate Math and Literacy

This article pairs books from a variety of social and cultural perspectives with activities that meld literacy and math concepts related to counting, shapes, measurement, classifying, and patterning.

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Authored by: Carrie S. Cutler
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

9X. Grow in Confidence as an Early Math Teacher

Many early childhood educators do not feel adequately prepared and confident in teaching math. Here are nine ideas you can use to grow in confidence as an intentional math teacher.

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Authored by: Anita Kumar
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Promoting Spatial Orientation: A Math Activity for Teachers and Families

The following classroom activity and its home extension include step-by-step instructions and sample questions to promote conversations about spatial orientation to build children’s reasoning processes and spatial terminology.

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Authored by: Lindsey Perry Eloise Aniag Kuehnert Leanne Ketterlin Geller
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Teaching Young Children
Vol. 15, No. 3
April 1, 2022

Spring 2022

A Focus on Math
This issue of Teaching Young Children is packed with suggestions to make math meaningful, engaging, and playful for young children.
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Young Children
March 1, 2022

The Reading Chair: Spring 2022

Some new books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
December 1, 2021

The Reading Chair: Winter 2021

New children’s books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
December 1, 2021

A Place for Wonder: School Gardens as Sites Ripe for Learning

This in-depth look at a yearlong investigation that emerged from a class visit to a school garden gives teachers ideas for extending garden learning across literacy, math, and science content areas.

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Authored by: Kristin N. Rainville Anna E. Greer Cristina Sandolo
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