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This engaging, exciting introduction to early math concepts will be a sure-fire hit with young children. They can go on a Geometric Shape Hunt, measure with Pompoms, or find the Missing Numbers-just a few of the fun, simple activities you'll find in Math in Minutes.

Each chapter begins with the easiest activities and progresses to more difficult ones. Many activities offer a way to "Take It Up a Level" for children who want a challenge. The chapters in the book are organized by math concept and each activity relates directly to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards, which are listed in the appendix. The activities use easy-to-find materials available in any classroom. Each activity begins with "Math Objectives that Meet Standards" to help teachers meet the standards set by their state. The book also includes unique tips and insights from an experienced teacher that will benefit new and experienced teachers alike.

Chapters Include:

  • Teach Math? Me?
  • Number Sense and Numeration
  • Computation and Estimation
  • Measurement, Seriation, Time, and Money
  • Geometry and Spatial Sense
  • Sorting, Classifying, Graphing, Data Analysis, and Probability
  • Patterns and Number Relationships
  • Problem Solving and Reasoning
  • Putting It All Together: A Pizza Unit of Study

Synopsis:

The perfect introduction to early math concepts for young children!

Synopsis:

This engaging, exciting introduction to early math concepts will be a sure-fire hit with young children. They can go on a Geometric Shape Hunt, measure with Pompoms, or find the Missing Numbers-just a few of the fun, simple activities you'll find in Math in Minutes.

The activities progress in difficulty within each chapter. Some activities offer a way to "Take It Up a Level"for children who want a challenge. Organized by math concept, each of the activities relates to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards and uses easy-to-find materials available in any classroom. Because assessment has become so important in education, each activity begins with "Math Objectives that Meet Standards"to help teachers meet the specific standards set by their state. The book's unique tips and insights from an experienced teacher will help new and veteran teachers alike.

Sharon MacDonaldhas been training teachers for over fifteen years. She is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop presenter at early childhood conferences. This is her fifth book with Gryphon House. Her other titles include Sanity Savers for Early Childhood Teachers;Squish, Sort, Paint, and Build; Block Play; and Everyday Discoveries. Sharon lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Synopsis:

This engaging, exciting introduction to early math concepts will be a sure-fire hit with young children. They can go on a Geometric Shape Hunt, measure with Pompoms, or find the Missing Numbers—just a few of the fun, simple activities you’ll find in Math in Minutes.

The activities progress in difficulty within each chapter. Some activities offer a way to “Take It Up a Level” for children who want a challenge. Organized by math concept, each of the activities relates to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards and uses easy-to-find materials available in any classroom. Because assessment has become so important in education, each activity begins with “Math Objectives that Meet Standards” to help teachers meet the specific standards set by their state. The book’s unique tips and insights from an experienced teacher will help new and veteran teachers alike.

Sharon MacDonald has been training teachers for over fifteen years. She is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop presenter at early childhood conferences. This is her fifth book with Gryphon House. Her other titles include Sanity Savers for Early Childhood Teachers; Squish, Sort, Paint, and Build; Block Play; and Everyday Discoveries. Sharon lives in San Antonio, Texas.

About the Author

Sharon MacDonald has been training teachers for fifteen years throughout the United States and has over twenty-eight years of classroom experience. She is a frequent keynote or featured speaker and workshop presenter at early childhood conferences. Ms. McDonald holds a Masters in Education and has taught ages ranging from three-year-olds to adults.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780876590577
Author:
Macdonald, Sharon
Publisher:
Gryphon House
Author:
MacDonald, Sharon
Subject:
General
Subject:
Parenting - Child Rearing
Subject:
Mathematics - General
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Study and teaching (Primary)
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Math
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Mathematics
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 BandW illustrations
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
00 x 8.600 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , This engaging, exciting introduction to early math concepts will be a sure-fire hit with young children. They can go on a Geometric Shape Hunt, measure with Pompoms, or find the Missing Numbers-just a few of the fun, simple activities you'll find in Math in Minutes.

The activities progress in difficulty within each chapter. Some activities offer a way to "Take It Up a Level"for children who want a challenge. Organized by math concept, each of the activities relates to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards and uses easy-to-find materials available in any classroom. Because assessment has become so important in education, each activity begins with "Math Objectives that Meet Standards"to help teachers meet the specific standards set by their state. The book's unique tips and insights from an experienced teacher will help new and veteran teachers alike.

Sharon MacDonaldhas been training teachers for over fifteen years. She is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop presenter at early childhood conferences. This is her fifth book with Gryphon House. Her other titles include Sanity Savers for Early Childhood Teachers;Squish, Sort, Paint, and Build; Block Play; and Everyday Discoveries. Sharon lives in San Antonio, Texas.

"Synopsis" by ,

This engaging, exciting introduction to early math concepts will be a sure-fire hit with young children. They can go on a Geometric Shape Hunt, measure with Pompoms, or find the Missing Numbers—just a few of the fun, simple activities you’ll find in Math in Minutes.

The activities progress in difficulty within each chapter. Some activities offer a way to “Take It Up a Level” for children who want a challenge. Organized by math concept, each of the activities relates to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards and uses easy-to-find materials available in any classroom. Because assessment has become so important in education, each activity begins with “Math Objectives that Meet Standards” to help teachers meet the specific standards set by their state. The book’s unique tips and insights from an experienced teacher will help new and veteran teachers alike.

Sharon MacDonald has been training teachers for over fifteen years. She is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop presenter at early childhood conferences. This is her fifth book with Gryphon House. Her other titles include Sanity Savers for Early Childhood Teachers; Squish, Sort, Paint, and Build; Block Play; and Everyday Discoveries. Sharon lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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