The Mathematical Operations

20150326_103158The casa is a-buzz with discoveries in numeracy this week. The third year graduates, aged 5, are making leaps from addition into multiplication. The younger children are heard quantifying and labelling objects in their environment. Melody invented a new game with a younger group of children this week to enable them to leap from the concrete understanding of quantity to the abstract notion of symbolic numbers. In Casa East, the hundred board has been a constant fixture on the table in recent weeks while nearby, a graduate is working with a second year child to create a line of a thousand beads.

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