In this course you will learn the five areas of math that should be included in an early childhood program and general age guidelines for mathematical thinking milestones. In addition, you will discover a variety of activities for teaching math: some have a math focus while others incorporate math into your daily routine.
Course Learning Objectives:
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Define the five content strands for early childhood mathematics established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
- List general math milestones by age.
- Identify math-centered activities that teach a variety of mathematical topics.
- Describe multiple ways to incorporate math into your program.