3 Hours Annual Training
It's a Numbers Game: Math for Young Children
3 Clock Hour of Early Childhood Education
Math is a concept that is all around us all of the time. Young children are immersed in mathematical experiences almost constantly, whether it is in simple or complex forms. Patterns, shapes, measurement, numbers and classifying are all important mathematical concepts for young children to explore. This course intends to educate the participants about the relationship that young children have with math as well as options for supporting early math education. This course also includes lesson plan examples and the opportunity to create a math lesson plan for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
- Identify early math concepts for young children
- Analyze math concepts in early childhood classrooms
- Discuss daily math activities and exposure with fellow child care professionals
- Explain the difference between infant and toddler math or preschool math
- Analyze a hypothetical situation for best practice
- Analyze CDA Competency Standards in relation to example lesson plans
- Analyze effective lesson planning strategies
- Create a simple math lesson plan for their group
Washington STARS credit: Curriculum Development (3 hours)
Unit 2: Advancing children's physical and intellectual development (3 hours)
- Family Child Care (Mixed-Age)
Successful Solutions Training in Child Development is a MERIT registered training organization.