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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Another POCET Mathematics Example

POCET provides four basic activities for each of the 68 Developmental Guidelines which provide a scope and sequence of skills for Language, Literacy and Mathematics, plus five other domains of learning.

Here is another example for the Mathematics domain:
Numeral Sculptures
As the children become familiar with recognizing the numeral symbols, give them an opportunity to mold the numbers. Wet sand, playdough or clay all work well to mold the number for both tactile and cognitive experiences. Make sure there is a good visual model of the numeral that the children are trying to create.