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Mathematics Instructional Strategies for Elementary Students - Chapter Summary
Our early childhood mathematics experts have created an interesting chapter, full of knowledge and strategies, for you. Let them show you how to plan, implement, and assess a strong developmentally appropriate mathematics program for your young students. They will discuss various strategies for delivering engaging instruction and evaluating your students' progress. You will learn how to use different strategies to strengthen each learner's mathematical understanding. You will also have the opportunity to think about the value of fostering a positive environment where students can embrace their growth mindset and make connections between their learning and the world around them.
- Describe the stages of mathematical development in children
- Plan developmentally appropriate lessons for all students
- Use a variety of methods and strategies to teach and assess early childhood mathematics
- Explain the value of and promote a positive math attitude and an inclusive learning environment
- Differentiate instruction to meet the developmental needs of each student
- Connect mathematics skills and concepts to everyday life
As you're making your way through these video lessons, you can make use of the accompanying lesson quizzes to determine how well you're learning and retaining the information. If you find you need to go back over a few points, you can use the handy video tags to jump to whatever topic you want. Don't forget to reach out to our subject-matter experts if you need any help.
1. Mathematical Development in Children
Read this lesson, and you'll be surprised at how quickly little children learn about math and how it applies to their little world. You'll learn what to look for at each age.
2. Developmentally Appropriate Math Instruction
In this lesson, we will learn developmentally appropriate ways to incorporate math instruction into your classroom. We will learn what it means to be developmentally appropriate, and then provide some effective learning strategies to make this possible in early childhood learning.
3. Teaching Math: Methods & Strategies
Teachers play an important role in fostering mathematics skills. In this lesson, learn some good ways to teach math methods and problem-solving strategies.
4. Creating an Inclusive Math Learning Environment
In this lesson, we will explore the components and requirements of creating an inclusive math learning environment. We will also review research-based strategies.
5. Mathematics Assessment Strategies in Early Childhood
Math isn't just a school topic; it's actually a skill that children begin learning about soon after they begin talking. Learn what assessment strategies you can use to see how well your children are grasping their early math skills in this lesson.
6. Differentiation of Instruction in Teaching Mathematics
Discover ways you can implement differentiated mathematics instruction in your classroom! This lesson will teach you multiple strategies that can improve the quality of instruction for all learners.
7. Fostering Positive Attitudes in a Math Classroom
Many students today have a fear of math or they don't think that math is all that valuable. It is your job as their math teacher to help them see that math is not scary but very useful in the real world. Learn how in this lesson.
8. Using Math in Everyday Life
While not everyone loves math, it is extremely useful. Learn about just a few of the dozens of ways that math can be used in everyday life: for money matters, to improve decision-making, and in many other little ways.
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Other chapters within the AEPA Early Childhood Education (AZ036): Practice & Study Guide course
- Child Growth & Development
- Factors Affecting Early Childhood Development
- Overview of Children's Exceptional Learning Needs
- Fostering Child Learning & Development
- Positive Learning Environments for Young Children
- Curriculum Planning & Classroom Strategies
- Early Childhood Language Development
- Supporting English Language Learners in Schools
- Developing Literacy in Children
- Literacy Teaching Fundamentals
- Literacy Teaching Strategies
- Teaching Foundational Writing Skills
- Foundations of Teaching Math
- Basic Elements of Mathematics
- Measurement & Geometry Skills
- Fundamental Scientific Concepts for the Classroom
- Teaching Foundational Science Concepts to Elementary Students
- Basic Social Studies Concepts for the Classroom
- Early Childhood Social Studies Instruction
- Learning Through the Arts
- AEPA Early Childhood Education Flashcards