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Fostering mathematical thinking through playful learning

Resource Type: Other
Author(s): Fisher, Kelly; Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy; Golinkoff, Roberta M.;
Date Issued: 2012
Description: An argument that a playful learning approach can lead to an optimal early learning environment that fosters mathematical thinking, and that playful learning experiences are intrinsically motivating and allow children to develop conceptual and procedural knowledge through meaningful engagement and sense-making processes, with references to both select research and early learning theory
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Funder(s): National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.) ; National Science Foundation (U.S.) ; National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Source: In S. Suggate, & E. Reese (Eds.), Contemporary debates in childhood education and development (pp. 81-91). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness > Early Math/Numeracy

Child Care & Early Education Quality > Process Quality

Programs, Interventions & Curricula > Interventions/Curricula > Early Math/Numeracy
ISBN: 978-0-415-61490-0 : Paperback , 978-0-415-61489-4 : Hardcover , 978-0-203-11555-8 : Electronic
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