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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

What is important in early childhood mathematics education programs?

Mathematics in Early Childhood Learning
A Position of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Position
Young learners’ future understanding of mathematics requires an early foundation based on a high-quality, challenging, and accessible mathematics education. Young children in every setting should experience mathematics through effective, research-based curricula and teaching practices. Such practices in turn require that teachers have the support of policies, organizational structures, and resources that enable them to succeed in this challenging and important work.

Read the full position paper for more information.

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