Rich mathematical and literary experiences for children
Engaging with Maths through Picture Books will help teachers engage children aged from 3 to 8 with mathematics through rich mathematical and literacy experiences. Each chapter focuses on different mathematical content or domains and has been written by a leading mathematics educator and researcher.
This accessible book can be used as a form of professional learning and a springboard to developing your own exciting literature-based mathematics lesson by using the ideas as they are, adapting them for the needs of your learners and/or taking the ideas and applying them to different books. The authors are confident that educators will find that it stimulates children’s thinking and mathematical experiences by building strong foundations for their future enjoyment and success with mathematics.
- Promotes the importance of truly engaging young children with mathematics
- Identifies the ‘big ideas’ in the relevant mathematical topics
- Highlights common misunderstandings and difficulties children may hold or develop
- Provides planning frameworks showing how the lessons can be enacted and extended
Recommended ages: 3-8