School Math Curriculum and Goals

Kindergarten Math Curriculum and Goals By. Carol Bainbridge. facebook; twitter; linkedin; Carol Bainbridge has provided advice to parents of gifted children for decades, and was a member of the Indiana Association for the Gifted. Learn about our editorial process. Carol Bainbridge.

Please see below a list of objectives and goals for kindergarten math: To count by rote at least to 20, but preferably a little beyond. The concepts of equality, more, and less To count backwards from 10 to 0. To recognize numbers To be able to write numbers To recognize basic shapes to understand. Topics covered in this Kindergarten Math curriculum.

After reading over the outcomes for this program, I’m super impressed. There are definitely grade 1 skills that are introduced but because it is done in such a light, fun way, it isn’t overwhelming for the child. Take a look at what this kindergarten math curriculum covers in just one year!In kindergarten math, children learn the names of numbers and how to count them in sequence.

They begin to become familiar with numbers 11–19. They should also be able to count objects and begin an introduction to geometry by learning to recognize and name shapes such as triangles, rectangles, circles, and squares. The goal of kindergarten mathematics is to prepare children for first grade math. Please see below a list of objectives and goals for kindergarten math: To count by rote at least to 20, but preferably a little beyond. The concepts of equality, more, and less; To count backwards from 10 to 0. To recognize numbers; To be able to write numbers.

PRE-K GOALS PRINTABLE. This FREE pre-k goals printable is great for a quick reference for parents and teachers. It lists 20 main language & literacy goals and 20 main math goals to focus on in preschool. All of these goals are taken directly from the Arizona Early Learning Standards, and they’re what I use to plan curriculum for my class, Learn and Play to K.

Find kindergarten math worksheets and other learning materials for the Common Core State Standards. Students use numbers, including written numerals, to represent quantities and to solve quantitative problems, such as counting objects in a set; counting out a given number of objects; comparing sets or numerals; and modeling simple joining and separating situations with sets of objects, or eventually with equations such as 5 + 2 = 7 and 7 – 2 = 5. (Kindergarten students should see addition and subtraction. The full year of Kindergarten Mathematics curriculum is available from the module links. Additional Materials: Grades Pre-K-Grade 5 Math Curriculum Map These documents provide educators a road map for implementing the modules across a school year. Our Classical Education Kindergarten Curriculum.

I based my curriculum choices off of my three goals. Because of goal number one, I did not want to have too many subjects piled onto Earth Angel that she would get overwhelmed, frustrated or bored during our school day. I plan to not do school for more than 3 hours a day this year.

List of related literature:

For the sake of equity, preschool programs should help children develop foundational mathematical understandings and skills; high-quality preschool programs that devote sufficient time to mathematics are able to do so (see Chapter 7).

“Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood: Paths Toward Excellence and Equity” by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Center for Education, Committee on Early Childhood Mathematics, Heidi Schweingruber, Taniesha A. Woods, Christopher T. Cross
from Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood: Paths Toward Excellence and Equity
by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, et. al.
National Academies Press, 2009

PLAY MATH: Entertaining and curriculum-based, teaches early math skills to preschoolers.

“The New York Times Guide to the Best Children's Videos” by Kids First!
from The New York Times Guide to the Best Children’s Videos
by Kids First!
Simon & Schuster, 1999

tors with the activities, and using the Eight Ways of learning to create different ways of teaching maths, I guess… we do a lot of hands-on assessment, which I find is really good with Kindergarten.

“Primary Mathematics” by Penelope Serow, Rosemary Callingham, Tracey Muir
from Primary Mathematics
by Penelope Serow, Rosemary Callingham, Tracey Muir
Cambridge University Press, 2019

Mathematics curricula in the early grades, particularly in the preschool and kindergarten levels, emphasize the numbers 0 through 12 for a couple of reasons.

“Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development” by Stephen J. Farenga, Daniel Ness
from Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development
by Stephen J. Farenga, Daniel Ness
Taylor & Francis, 2015

Generally, high-quality preschool programs are also expected to have low child-to-teacher ratios and small group sizes (e.g., National Association for the Education of Young Children [NAEYC] accreditation guidelines).

“The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention” by Brandon C. Welsh, David P. Farrington
from The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention
by Brandon C. Welsh, David P. Farrington
Oxford University Press, USA, 2012

In one study, children’s ability to form relationships with their teachers in kindergarten remained a significant predictor of academic and behavioral outcomes in early elementary school, with mediated effects through the eighth grade (Hamre and Pianta 2001).

“International Handbook of Early Childhood Education” by Marilyn Fleer, Bert van Oers
from International Handbook of Early Childhood Education
by Marilyn Fleer, Bert van Oers
Springer Netherlands, 2017

Each of the subsequent chapters discuss teaching strategies and techniques, and provide learning activities related to specific mathematical topics that you will encounter in teaching mathematics in elementary school.

“Helping Children Learn Mathematics” by Robert Reys, Mary Lindquist, Diana V. Lambdin, Nancy L. Smith
from Helping Children Learn Mathematics
by Robert Reys, Mary Lindquist, et. al.
Wiley, 2014

Challenging activities If mathematics teachers want to find out what children understand in mathematics, rather than just what they can recite, then their pupils need to be challenged by activities that encourage them to think and talk about their ideas.

“Mathematics Inside the Black Box: Assessment for Learning in the Mathematics Classroom” by Dylan Wiliam
from Mathematics Inside the Black Box: Assessment for Learning in the Mathematics Classroom
by Dylan Wiliam
nferNelson, 2006

Early math matters: Kindergarten number competence and later mathematics outcomes.

“International Handbook of Mathematical Learning Difficulties: From the Laboratory to the Classroom” by Annemarie Fritz, Vitor Geraldi Haase, Pekka Räsänen
from International Handbook of Mathematical Learning Difficulties: From the Laboratory to the Classroom
by Annemarie Fritz, Vitor Geraldi Haase, Pekka Räsänen
Springer International Publishing, 2019

This document from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) indicates that teachers demonstrate their understanding of this standard “by embedding assessment-related activities in curriculum and in daily routines, so that assessment becomes a habitual part of professional life” (p. 33).

“The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation, 3rd Edition: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation” by Carolyn Edwards, Lella Gandini, George Forman
from The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation, 3rd Edition: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation
by Carolyn Edwards, Lella Gandini, George Forman
ABC-CLIO, 2011

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