Episode 22 - Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic

08.11.2019 - By The Build Math Minds Podcast

Download our free app to listen on your phone

Welcome fellow Recovering Traditionalists to Episode 22. Today we get insight into how Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic.
Today’s insight comes from the book Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic: Implications of Piaget’s Theory (second edition) by Constance Kamii.
I get asked a lot how to help kids with subtraction and my answer is consistently, work more on addition. This may seem harsh that I don’t think we should be teaching kids strategies to solve subtraction,

More episodes from The Build Math Minds Podcast