Understanding the Mathematics found in Exploration, Investigation, and Play

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
STEAM - Mathematics
Allen Rosales

1.5-Hour webinar that took place on January 22, 2018.

Mathematizing is the process of understanding the math occurring within children's daily lives; The quality of materials dictates the quality of the mathematical thinking children will process; The exploration of materials builds the logical-mathematical skills required for understanding mathematics; The investigation of math concepts within real-world applications develops the understanding of the mathematical relationships found within structures and their function; Play is an opportunity to use math language and inquiry to communicate and express one's understanding of the world around us

*It is recommended to view the following two recorded webinars as well.

Welcome to Steam: Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics in Early Childhood Education
Building Mathematical Connections and Relationships that Promote School Readiness