Child's Play Maths

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About the author:
Phil Rowlands was a primary headteacher for 27 years in South Wales, UK. His extensive research into how children learn most effectively resulted in the development of 'Child's Play Maths'.

Phil also writes plays for children and is in the middle of his first novel "Billy and the Pit of Shadows" which he describes as being for 'children of all ages'.

A staged adaptation of his novella, 'A Christmas Carol Revisited', was performed in Manhattan by the City Bar Association Charity Committee and was described as "powerful and moving".

Phil is also co-editor of Eto, a new magazine that aims to showcase the talents of emerging Welsh writers.

Child's Play Maths
 

Teaching and learning Maths through play. Ages 3 - 7+ (UK Spelling).

Authored by Mr P S Rowlands
Edition: 1

The book comes with a download link to our unique math manipulatives app.

We are genetically encoded to learn and children are natural learners. For them the process of learning is a journey of exploration and discovery. Learning should be fun.

Today we know more about how children learn than ever before. Then why is it that so many adults have a negative attitude towards maths?
This book reveals how through the natural process of play, games and open ended activities that allow for personal exploration and discovery, young children can gain an understanding of maths concepts generally considered too advanced for them.

The program uses the most precise arithmetical model ever devised - Cuisenaire Rods.
The rods embrace all the learning styles and provide links to language and art.

But this program is not just about maths - it is about learning, specifically 'learning how to learn'. Through interaction with the program children will acquire generic learning skills that will stand them in good stead whatever they are engaged in.

Units covered in Book One:

UNIT 1 About Cuisenaire Rods

UNIT 2 Cuisenaire Rods & the School
Curriculum

UNIT 3 Incidental Learning

UNIT 4 Vocabulary

UNIT 5 Important Words and Phrases

UNIT 6 Developing Memory Recall

UNIT 7 Mental Imaging Games

UNIT 8 Cardinal Number.

UNIT 9 Staircases

UNIT 10 Staircases and Mental Agility.

UNIT 11 Extended Staircases

UNIT 12 Staircases and Multiplication

UNIT 13 Language Development.

UNIT 14 Introducing Signs +

UNIT 15 Signs < >

UNIT 16 Signs =

UNIT 17 Brackets.

UNIT 18 Signs -

UNIT 19 Signs x

UNIT 20 Signs ÷

UNIT 21 Signs: Fractions as Operators

UNIT 22 Reviewing Where We've Been

UNIT 23 The Importance of Questions

UNIT 24 Partitions of Length

UNIT 25 Families of Equivalent Factors and
Products

UNIT 26 Families of Equivalent Subtraction

UNIT 27 Families of Equivalent Fractions

UNIT 28 The First Phase: An Overview


Publication Date:
2013-07-24
ISBN/EAN13:
1489565841 / 9781489565846
Page Count:
76
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Language:
English
Color:
Full Color
Related Categories:
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Mathematics




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