This comprehensive set of teaching resources makes math exciting! At the same time, it helps children develop key mathematical skills. It includes detailed plans for small- and large-group activities, with ideas for extending learning throughout the program day. What’s special about Numbers Plus is that all children, regardless of developmental or ability level, can participate and learn together, because each activity has built-in progression. Drawing upon the latest research and practice in early mathematics learning and teaching, Numbers Plus actively engages young children’s mathematical aptitude with appealing materials and ideas.
Aligned with the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and developed under a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences, US Department of Education, the 120 activities in Numbers Plus are divided into five content areas, such as Number Sense, Geometry, and Algebra. To help you plan and implement Numbers Plus math activities, each kit contains the following items:P1460SET
- 120 Activity Cards for small and large groups, including materials lists, step-by-step plans for carrying out the activities, developmental charts to scaffold learning for different levels, and follow-up suggestions to extend mathematics learning in the classroom.
- Content Area Dividers that organize activities according to the five mathematical content areas.
- A Teacher’s Manual that simply and clearly explains early mathematics development and provides adults with many strategies they can use to help children build skills and construct mathematical knowledge through active participatory learning.
- 25 English-Spanish Parent Booklets to support parents with ideas on how to extend math learning at home.