Embracing Math

Embracing Math

Cultivating a Mindset for Exploring and Learning

by Deanna Pecaski McLennan

Published by: National Association for the Education of Young Ch

Imprint: The National Association for the Education of Youn

160 Pages, 8.00 x 10.00 in, photos, figures

  • Paperback
  • 9781938113659
  • Published: August 2020


Nurture Creative, Exploratory Math Learning

Discover what math teaching and learning looks like in the playful, emergent environment of the early childhood classroom. Every day, children explore math concepts in their conversations and interactions. You can build on that natural curiosity by engaging children in meaningful, complex math learning opportunities that are grounded in their observations and questions.

Based on the experiences in her own classroom, author Deanna Pecaski McLennan helps you reflect on your curriculum through a mathematical lens and see the potential for math teaching and learning everywhere. Each chapter of this engaging, easy-to-read book is packed with practical strategies and ideas for fostering hands-on, collaborative, integrated math explorations and inquiries with preschoolers and kindergartners.

With the information and guidance in this resource, you will develop a math-rich classroom while increasing children’s interest, confidence, and success in mathematics.