What Is Developmentally Appropriate Math for Very Young Children?

Jerlean Daniel and Rae Pica with Juanita Copley, Ph.D.

The question of teaching math to very young children sits right in the middle of the early academics debate.Our guest says that early math is critical to academic success and provides some guidance on what is appropriate and what is not.

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May 12, 2009
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Juanita Copley, Ph.D. is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Houston and recently served as a Consultant for National Head Start Bureau in Washington DC, working with their mathematics initiative for young children. Dr. Copley has written and edited five books about early childhood mathematics, four that were co-published by the National Association for the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC) and the National Council Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
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