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Integrating Children's Literature And Mathematics In The Early Childhood Classroom, Jamie M. Christensen Jan 1998

Integrating Children's Literature And Mathematics In The Early Childhood Classroom, Jamie M. Christensen

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What Do Young Children Know About Numerosity? : Implications For Teachers, Keely J. Beam Jan 1998

What Do Young Children Know About Numerosity? : Implications For Teachers, Keely J. Beam

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"Numerosity" is the ability to count a set of objects using the correct number names in the proper order. Fuson and Hall (1983) assert that the use of cardinal words is one measure of the development of number knowledge. Using words in a cardinal context indicates that children are beginning to understand the "manyiness" of objects. The use of cardinal words is one of the best indicators that a child is beginning to understand counting and the underlying principles involved.

Numerosity is a concept which children often, but not always, demonstrate with overt behaviors. Understanding cardinality and numerical order, develops ...