Exploring Mathematics Through Play in the Early Childhood Classroom
Argument Writing, Inquiry, and Discussion, Grades 6-12
Provides pre- and inservice teachers with an understanding of how maths can be learned through play. The author helps teachers to recognise the mathematical learning that occurs during play, to develop strategies for mathematizing that play, and to design formal lessons that make connections between mathematics and play.
Thomas M. McCann is associate professor of English at Northern Illinois University, USA.