Synthesizes relevant research on the learning of mathematics from birth into the primary grades from the full range of these complementary perspectives.
Preface Part One: Introduction 1. Early Childhood Mathematics Learning Part Two: Number and Quantitative Thinking 2. Quantity, Number, and Subitizing 3. Verbal and Object CountinngChapter 4: Comparing, Ordering, and Estimating 5. Arithmetic: Early Addition and Subtraction and Counting Strategies 6. Arithmetic: Composition of Number, Place Value, and Multidigit Addition and Subtraction Part Three: Geometry and Spatial Thinking 7. Spatial Thinking 8. Shape 9. Composition and Decomposition of Shapes Part Four: Geometric Measurement 10. Geometric Measurement--Length 11. Geometric Measurement, Part 2: Area, Volume, and Angle Part Five: Other Content Domains and Processes 12. Other Content Domains 13. Mathematical Processes 14. Professional Development and Scaling Up