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10 Prop Box Ideas: Mini Learning Centers at Home

Bring the spirit of learning centers into your home with prop boxes—plastic bins or cardboard shoe boxes you fill with materials and props related to one topic, such as math or writing.
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5 Ways to Build Math into Your Child's Day

Math is everywhere. That’s great news for parents, because we can talk with our kids about math in fun, natural ways. And that kind of math-talk is really important.
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Home Sorting Ideas

Early experiences in sorting and classifying help young children notice how things are alike and different. Here are some ways families can sort and classify at home.
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2017

Make Math Meaningful for Diverse Learners

When mathematical learning at school connects to familiar experiences and objects in children’s lives, the math can seem more interesting and make more sense to children!

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Authored by: Karen Nemeth
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2017

Now Read This! Books that Bring Math to Life

You can transform story time into an engaging experience that develops children’s mathematical thinking and problem-solving skills!

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Authored by: Mary Hynes-Berry
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A collage of a young girl taking off her shoe, laying it on chart paper to categorize it with other shoes, and a blackboard.
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Young Children
July 1, 2017

تعلم الحساب من خلال اللعب في سياق المعايير التعليمية والمساءلة Playful Math Instruction in the Context of Standards and Accountability

هل كان الأطفال المشتركين في هذه الأنشطة يدركون أنهم يشاركون في دروس الحساب؟ المرجح هو أنهم لم يكونوا يعلمون. ولكنهم كانوا بالفعل يتعلمون الحساب من خلال ما أُطلِق عليه التعلم من خلال اللعب

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Authored by: Deborah Stipek
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Young Children
July 1, 2017

Mathematical Structure and Error in Kindergarten

In mathematics, there are little-recognized benefit of children’s errors—errors can reveal strengths worth preserving, not just weaknesses to fix.

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Authored by: E. Paul Goldenberg Sharon J. Miller  Cynthia J. Carter Kristen E. Reed
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