2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Making Math Meaningful for Young Children: Playful Explorations in Informal Settings

Sunday, October 22, 2017: 1:15 PM-2:30 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Wendy Brenneman, Carnegie Science Center
Session Moderator:
Wendy Brenneman, Carnegie Science Center
Presenters:
Ellen Blinderman, Lawrence Hall of Science, Katie Brunecz, Carnegie Science Center, Tara Henderson, Explora, Jennifer Jovanovic, GrowingGreat, James Liu, New York Hall of Science and Dela Meza, New York Hall of Science

Math play and exploration help early learners develop foundational skills and concepts. How can you engage children ages 3 – 6 with math in your museum, and your community? In this hands-on session, play with math activities from five informal STEM learning environments, and discover new ideas to take home.