The development of mathematical understanding occurs in a range of settings: children are naturally curious and keen to learn about the world around them. This practical resource is designed to help you explore and investigate maths concepts to enrich children's experiences and extend their current thinking and learning.
Marianne Knaus is a lecturer in the Early Childhood Education program at Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia. She teaches in both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and co-ordinates the Early Childhood Mathematics programs and the first year Professional Practice unit in Childcare. Sally Featherstone has a wealth of experience as a teacher, head teacher and a local authority adviser and inspector. In recent years, alongside her activities in publishing, Sally has continued to build a national reputation as a trainer and consultant in the Primary and Early Years field.
Clear, encouraging and well-focused, this is easy to use and guarantees an excellent foundation. -- Sarah Brew * www.parentsintouch.co.uk *