Algebra and Fractions. Dr. Laura McLaughlin Taddei. Learning Goal: Students will develop and present various examples of developmentally appropriate math experiences for young children.
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Dr. Laura McLaughlin Taddei
Learning Goal: Students will develop and present various examples of developmentally appropriate math experiences for young children.
What are the big ideas of promoting algebraic reasoning (Van de Walle, Lovin, Karp, & Bay-Williams, p. 126, 2014)?Algebraic Reasoning
Activity 13.1 – One up One Down – how can this activity teach children generalizations – what tools would you use to teach this?
Please refer to Table 13.1 – how would you teach these properties of operations to childrenProperties of Operations to Teach Children
What are the big ideas for exploring early fraction concepts? (page 251)Big Idea - Fractions
Curriculum Focal Points and NCTM and Common Core recommend formal instruction of fraction concepts begin in third grade
Partitioning geometric shapes into equal shares – can occur in first and second grade
Introducing children to part-whole – shading part of a whole that has been partitioned into equal parts
Use the materials in the classroom to create an activity you can use to teach fractions to children
Van de Walle, J., Lovin, L., Karp, K., Bay-Williams, J. (2014). Teaching student-centered mathematics. Second edition. Pearson Education.
Smith, S. (2013). Early childhood mathematics. Pearson EducationResources