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Number BondsNumber Bonds isemphasized prior to the learning ofaddition.Children are given, say, 5 unifixcubes and guided to see that 1 and4 make 5, for example. Others maysay that 3 and 2 make 5 or 4 and 1make 5. Yet others may say that 5and 0 make 5. Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics
AdditionFacts FactsAddition are givenemphasis in the first six months ofgrade one.The children learn it in stages as thetextbooks distinguished betweenNumbers to 10 and Numbers to 20.Count On and Count All are used inNumbers to 10. Kindergarten Textbook
Addition Facts & Number SenseWhile Count On and CountAll are used in Numbers to10, Make Ten is givenemphasis in Numbers to20. Princess Elizabeth Primary School
ConnectionsLooking for Patterns is Princess Elizabeth Primary Schoolintroduced through exploration withShapes. Subsequently, this is doneusing numbers – in a more abstractcontext. Make Connections to Generalize
CommunicationArticulating one’s thoughts orally, atfirst, and in written forms usingwords, pictures, diagrams and symbols is important. Maris Stella High (Primary) School
VisualizationVisualization is, among otherthings, the ability to manipulatevisual images without the benefit ofconcrete objects.Children in Japanese classroomsengaged in visualization usingpattern blocks.
VisualizationIn the learning of Numbers to10, children use square tiles to formpatterns of 3 and patterns of 4, forinstance.Illustrations in textbooks were alsocarefully varied to develop thiscompetency. Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics