Numbers and Stories

Numbers and Stories

Author: Rita C. Janes

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781483330945

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Written by a respected internationally known math professional development professional and a language arts specialist this book will provide a teaching and learning resource book for teachers of children in Kindergarten to Grade 2 (4-8 year olds) that will help all children learn important mathematics based on the Common Core Standards of Mathematics and English Language Arts and reflects the knowledge and skills that young people need for success in college and careers. Rita Janes and Elizabeth Strong are well versed in the theoretical underpinnings of using Children's Literature to teach young children number sense through investigations and problem solving tasks. The book is based on the learning standards and practices in both the CCSS-M and the CCSS-LA. This very practical book will support teachers in integrating children's literature with meaningful mathematical learning experiences and provide a balance of procedural knowledge and understanding.