A teacher participating in Early Math Collaborative’s professional development uses Dog’s big day to teach her class important concepts about counting.
Names and some creative activities can build mathematical thinking, as well as a sense of community in the classroom.
A clear jar and toy bunnies help preschoolers learn about estimation.
Picture books about mittens help preschoolers learn important math lessons about sets, patterns, and data analysis.
When children are asked to rattle off the numbers from 1 to 10 without actually counting something, these “naked numbers” can create all kinds of confusion.