Early Childhood Education

Math Curriculum: Infant, Toddlers & 2/3's

Math Curriculum: Infant, Toddlers & 2/3's

Math experiences have been heightened by the use of loose parts in all of our classrooms, from collections of containers and wooden rings in the Infant Room to a box of boxes and lots of colored tiles in the Toddler rooms.  The role of the teacher is to observe…

Math: Program Planning and Teaching with Intention

Math: Program Planning and Teaching with Intention

It is easy to think that teaching a child to count to ten by rote is math education. What we really want to know, though, is that a child understands numbers— that “3” has a specific “three-ness” that is constant. That understanding is a lot longer process and requires a great deal of exposure to mathematical ideas and plenty of time to play with them…