earlynumber-MathsTrainers

MathsTrainers

earlynumber

NUMBERS
Number and Counting
more than just whole numbers
numbers come in all shapes and sizes

We would think learning about numbers and counting is straightforward.
 - or maybe not.

If you're a teacher or a parent of a young child have a look at the following video.
http://fora.tv/2009/11/02/Jennifer_McCray_Counting_Is_Complicated

She explained why
 myth 1: early years literacy is more important than mathematics
 
 myth 2: early years maths is primarily about shape and number

 myth 3: early maths teaching is easy because it is about 'basic' math