2011

Preschool Geometry

Theory, Research, and Practical Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-94-6091-600-7 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Studying Preschool Children’s Development of Geometrical Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Theories and Research Related to Concept Formation in Geometry

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 19-36

      What does it Mean for Preschool Children to Know that a Shape is a Triangle? Building Concept Images in Line with Concept Definitions

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      Pages 37-43

      The Case of Circles – When the Concept Definition is Inappropriate for the age of the Children

  3. Engaging Young Children with Geometrical Tasks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-59

      Mathematical and Geometrical Tasks

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      Pages 61-76

      Implementing Geometrical Tasks – Some Possible Scenarios

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      Pages 77-83

      Geometrical Tasks in Preschool

  4. Getting Ready to Teach Geometry in the Preschool – Preschool Teacher Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 87-100

      Conceptualizing Preschool Teachers’ Knowledge for teaching Geometry

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      Pages 101-118

      Enhancing Preschool Teachers’ Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics

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      Pages 119-128

      Tasks in the Professional Development of Preschool Teachers

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 129-134