Engaging with Mathematics through Picture Books


Author:Tracey Muir


Format:292 x 205 mm PB



Available March 2017

This book aims to help educators engage with rich mathematical and literary experiences. Each chapter focuses on different mathematical content and has been written by a leading mathematical educator and researcher.

Some of the features include identification of key mathematical ‘big ideas’, anticipation of misconceptions, and planning frameworks showing how the lessons can be enacted and extended.

Chapter 1 discusses how to engaging children in mathematics through the use of literature. Subsequent chapters deal with early number concepts; place value and number facts; patterning and algebraic thinking; smaller and bigger numbers; measurement concepts; geometrical concepts; chance and probability; data handling and statistics; proficiencies through children’s literature and other media.


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