- This is book 18 from Kei Tua o te Pae - Assessment for Learning: Early Childhood Exemplars The exemplars in this book should be considered in conjunction with the discussion in Book 16. A definition of mathematics and statistics in The New Zealand Curriculum includes the stat...
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Maths is Everywhere - Carole Skinner

From the British Association of Early Childhood. A good article that explains how children learn mathematical concepts and how we can promote mathematics at home and at a centre. You might like to adapt this to use with parents.Tags: mathematics, numeracy

Mathematics in Preschool - Douglas H. Clements

"High-quality teaching in mathematics is about challenge and joy, not imposition and pressure"Tags: mathematics, numeracy

- From the free text version of The Australian Journal of Early Childhood Education: n this article we discuss nine common misconceptions about learning and teaching mathematics for young children that are widespread among prospective and practicing early childhood teachers in the United States. T...
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Play and mathematics - Bob Perry and Sue Dockett

From the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers. An article that discusses play-based mathematics.Tags: mathematics, numeracy

More, All Gone, Empty, Full: Maths Talk Every Day in Every Way - Jan Grenberg

From NAEYC - in American Young Children Magazine, May 2012. Infant and Toddler Mathematics. An excellent article that talks about mathematics in Infant and Toddler programme planning and also provides some good reflective questions to ponder.Tags: Infants and toddlers, mathematics

Te Reo Pāngarau A Māori Language Dictionary of Mathematics

A Māori Language dictionary of mathematics with audio to aid pronunication.Tags: Māori, mathematics

Mathematics through Manaakitanga

Bluff kindergarten was recently involved in Ministry of Education funded professional development with CORE Education. In this video kaiako & whānau from the kindergarten share their story about a mathematical resource they developed and the outcomes for their community engaging with thi...Tags: mathematics, manakitanga, Bluff, video, community, maths resources

Maths and children: Learning through play

In this Radio New Zealand podcast, Maureen Woodhams a mother, mathematician, and co-president of Playcentre, discusses how mathematical concepts are learnt through children's play.Tags: mathematics, numeracy

How to help your baby become a math genius(or not)

This blog post by Janet Lansbury talks about the pressures on parents to use flash cards and maths programmes with young children. She talks instead about using play and interactions to support children's mathematical development.Tags: infants, mathematics, numeracy