Cowboys Count, Monkeys Measure, and Princesses Problem-Solve: Building Early Math Skills Through Storybooks
by Wilburne, Jane M. EdD

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Nervous about teaching math to young children? Too pressed for time to teach all of the math concepts children need to know? Now there's a practical, stress-free guide to one of the most effective ways to enhance children's mathematical thinking in pre-K Grade 3 by weaving math concepts into storytime. Ready for any educator to pick up and start using, this concise book gives teachers the guidance they need to find high-quality storybooks on their own bookshelf, read them to children effectively, and develop age-appropriate math problems based on the story's plot, characters, setting, and illustrations. This creative, field-tested approach to math instruction is a must in every classroom because it. Helps teachers meet NCTM guidelines. Included sample lessons explicitly link storybook-based math instruction to the curriculum focal points identified by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). ... The ideal way to meet high-stakes standards for math education without investing significant resources in additional curricula, this guidebook will help educators teach math with confidence and lay the foundation for their students' long-term success.

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Binding: Softcover
Specs: 136 pages | .3 Lbs
ISBN: 1598571060
ISBN-13: 9781598571066
Edition: 1
Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. | Publish Date 04/11 | Copyright 2011

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