Early Childhood Math Routines

Empowering Young Minds to Think

One of the central challenges facing early childhood teachers is how to meet academic standards while creating learning environments that honor young children’s mathematical ideas, curiosity, and playfulness. In Early Childhood Math Routines, Toni Cameron introduces us to a set of short whole-group and partner routines designed to engage young children in meaningful math thinking and build problem-solving communities.

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Toni reimagines traditional math routines and introduces brand new routines that focus on the important mathematical ideas of early childhood. Through stories, classroom examples, and resources, Toni offers you the tools to get started right away with these routines.

Inside you’ll find the following resources: 

  • Innovative routines featuring student-teacher dialogue and teaching analysis to support you in planning and facilitating 
  • Clear explanations of the big mathematical ideas in early childhood math
  • Access to a robust companion website, which includes downloadable and printable cards and gameboards; over 30 slide decks for facilitating routines, additional practice routines, supplemental readings, and a place value interview assessment
  • A day-by-day suggested planning guide to introducing and developing each routine in your classroom

Learn from Toni’s experience in classrooms supporting the complexities of early childhood mathematics while also building communities that foster social, emotional, and cognitive development in young children. Get the tools and routines that will help you connect children to mathematics in a way that is exciting and powerful.

"It's here! Finally a book that lays out everything early childhood classroom teachers would appreciate having handy." —Lucy West, author of Adding Talk to the Equation


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About the Author(s)

Antonia Cameron is the CEO and co-founder of reimaginED, a coaching organization devoted to improving teaching and learning in mathematics. She is currently studying how to (1) revitalize early childhood math learning; and, (2) use feedback to transform school culture. Her book, Agents of Change, How Content Coaching Transforms Teaching, was co-authored with Lucy West, and is used nationally as a tool to mentor coaches and other leaders.



Product Details

Grades: PreK, K, 1
Year: 2020
Item No: 1183
ISBN: 978-1-62531-183-2