Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account

Active Experiences for Active Children : Mathematics - 04 edition

Active Experiences for Active Children : Mathematics (ISBN10: 0130834343; ISBN13: 9780130834348)
ISBN13: 978-0130834348
ISBN10: 0130834343

Summary: For Mathematics in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Mathematics Methods courses.

Based on the theories of John Dewey, the constructivist view of children's learning, and current curriculum guidelines for mathematics, this latest text in the authors' Active Experiences series provides six clear, concise, and usable guides for turning mathematics instruction into activities that three-to-five year olds will find engaging. The experiences included are more ideal for use in childcare, preschool, Head Start, and other early learning environments; as well as with early primary-grade pupils. They involve group work, investigations, and projects; are grounded in children's interests and needs; and, build, one upon the other to form a coherent learning curriculum. Additionally, each conforms to the most recent standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Features :

  • Review of children's literature--Relates books to mathematics content areas.
  • Creates a portfolio of books to get future teachers started in their first classroom--illustrates the numerous ways to use child-appealing stories, poems, and pictures to teach mathematics.
  • Resources in each chapter.
  • Guides readers to author-approved Web sites, associations, and literature of the field--provides information for lesson planning and more, pre-screened for relevance to text-sanctioned activities.
  • Thorough treatment of the home-school connection.
  • Helps students explore the relationships between these two critical elements of children's lives--gives concrete examples that support the authors' views on collaboration between teachers and families.
  • Coverage of "setting up" the mathematics area of a classroom--Addresses both indoor and outdoor spaces, health/safety issues, organizing for inclusion, and making spaces visually appealing.
  • Gives students a blueprint for arranging their own first classrooms--instills an appreciation of the impact of physical environment on learning.
  • For the Teacher sections in each experience--Including stated goals and objectives.
  • Identifies concepts key to learning mathematics--describes ways to evaluate children's progress and assess their understanding.
  • For the Children sections in each experience--Including implementation ideas and strategies for achieving the goals and objectives of each experience.
  • Provides thematic, integrated, and continual experiences for use with children in a variety of settings. less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 04/09/2003
International: No

View Author Bio
View Table of Contents

Other Editions of Active Experiences for Active Children : Mathematics:

List Price: $33.33
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 05/29/2015
Save $23.34 (70%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

5 more offers below.

The Marketplace on
Additional Sellers for Active Experiences for Active Children : Mathematics
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (5)  |  New (2)  |  Good (2)  |  Acceptable (1)

+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.62
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.45
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.45
Brand New Item.
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
acton, MA
Seller Rating: 4.46
Brand new.
Page:   1