Math Development in Young Children | ECED.X316

Math Development in Young Children | ECED.X316

This course focuses on teaching math to young children and covers California math standards for early childhood. You'll participate in hands-on activities and create exciting math games for young children. The course also addresses how young children recognize patterns in nature and how you can connect math to art. With ample instructor modeling, you'll practice ways to create unforgettable moments of discovery, enchantment, and magic by studying geometric patterns and numbers. This course is recommended for teachers, parents, and caregivers of preschoolers and kindergartners. A strong background in mathematics is not required.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Describe preschool through kindergarten standards for math
  • Describe patterns in nature and the importance of patterns in math
  • Discuss the value of hands-on activities for early learners
  • Explain relationships between math and art
  • Identify developmentally appropriate methods for teaching math to young children

Topics Include

  • Curriculum principles for early childhood mathematics
  • Mathematical learning for children ages 3 through 8
  • Mathematical processes in early childhood curriculum
  • Promoting development of key skills and concepts through math play

Working knowledge of:

Additional Information

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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
05-09-2024 to 06-19-2024 2.0 $360

Jessica Roth


Final Date To Enroll: 05-09-2024


Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Thu, 05-09-2024 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE
Wed, 06-19-2024 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE