||Title: Early Childhood Mathematics: Promoting Good Beginnings
Author and Contributors:
Publisher: National Association for the Education of Young Children (April 2002)
Copyright: April 2002 National Association for the Education of Young Children
Review Level: Informal review
Primary Content Area: Early Childhood
Content Type: Programming Resource; General Information
Audience: Academicians & Researchers; Professionals, Educators & Program Staff
Resource Type: Not an extension nor a land-grant developed resource
- Early Childhood: Activities and Learning: Math and Science
- Early Childhood: Child Care Best Practices: Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Keywords: mathematics, child development, curriculum, assessment, quality, accessibility, preschool, curriculum, NAEYC, NCTM
Description: A joint position statement of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
The NCTM and the NAEYC affirm that high quality, challenging, and accessible mathematics education for 3-to-6-year-old children is a vital foundation for future mathematics learning. The statement includes recommendations for early childhood professionals.
An Executive Summary is available at http://188.8.131.52/about/positions/pdf/Mathematics_Exec.pdf.
Media Type: PDF - Portable Document Format
Resource Listed: February 27, 2003
Resource Last Updated: July 11, 2011