Mathematical Playworld: where imagination and numbers collide

2 December, 2021

A new pedagogical approach, designed by researchers from Monash University, sheds light on how to effectively support young children’s maths learning through a play-based program.

Early childhood education experts agree children should enter their formal schooling years with a solid foundation of mathematical content knowledge, writes journalist Emily Campbell.

This begs the question: how can kindergarten teachers make maths and problem solving more engaging for young children, who learn best through play?

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