Make the mathematics that occurs in daily life visible to children through maths talk
Numeracy Focus: Using proportional reasoning
This resource describes valuable teaching opportunities with young children to support their early understandings of more and less.
During a shared meal time, an adult uses numeracy language to describe and compare amounts, saying “It’s all gone, you ate it all.”
Stage: Birth to Level 2
This resource supports:
Integrated teaching and learning approach
- Adult-led learning
- Multiple exposures
VEYLDF Practice Principles
- Respectful and Responsive Relationships
VEYLDF Learning Outcomes
- Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity – Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency
- Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners. Children transfer and adapt what they have learnt from one context to another
Teaching and Learning Cycle:
What other moments present themselves throughout the day that provide opportunities for you to support young children to notice and compare amounts?