Glossary. Finding the Math in Books: Ideas for Teaching Staff.  

Books are a great way for teachers to expand children’s exposure to and understanding of mathematical concepts and math-related vocabulary. Head Start teaching staff will find this glossary very helpful as they use Finding the Math in Books: Ideas for Teaching Staff to practice developing student’s mathematical skills and understanding of expressing mathematical thoughts and concepts through actions and words. Included in this glossary of terms are eleven terms that help define math learning addressed in the guide.

 

Cardinal number: the last object that has been counted also represents the total number of objects in a group; answers the question “how many?” More>> [PDF, 33.7KB]

Glossary. Finding the Math in Books: Ideas for Teaching Staff. HHS/ACF/ACYF/OHS. 2008. English. [PDF, 33.7KB].

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