- Published: 23/11/2018
How do young children (Reception age and below) develop their early mathematical thinking? How do those teaching them help the children build a platform of understanding? And where does maths fit in to the wider picture of childhood development? Two experts in the field explain.
Taking part in the discussion are:
- Dr Sue Gifford, Mathematics Education Department, Roehampton University
- Viv Lloyd, NCETM Assistant Director, Primary and Early Years Mathematics
- Steve McCormack, NCETM Communications Director
This podcast complements the information on Early Years maths on our website.
07:48 - Comparison
10:38 - Cardinality
14:18 - Subitising
18:38 - Conservation
20:38 - Composition
24:18 - Pattern
26:28 - Shape and Space
27:53 - Measures
31:38 - Where maths fits in with other early learning
You may also be interested in this article on subitising, from a recent issue of the NCETM Primary Magazine.
Information on Maths Hubs work in the area of Early Years maths.