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This study followed a five-year program, entitled -Senso-Math-, whosegoal was to train facilitators involved in the promotion of early childhoodmathematical knowledge in preschool—an important goal in preschool educationtoday—following which the trained facilitators taught mathematics in preschool alongsidethe regular preschool teachers.
During the program, 500 facilitators activated10,000 three-to-six-year-old children.
The program included various demographicsectors.
This study examines both the program’s contribution to theprofessional development of the mathematical education facilitators, and thefacilitators’ attitudes to mathematical education in the preschool.
While theresults indicated that, overall, the program contributed positively to thefacilitators’ professional development and showed a positive trend in theparticipants’ attitude regarding mathematics education in the preschool, thefindings also revealed differences among the various demographic sectorsstudied Jewish Orthodox, Jewish immigrants from the Caucasus, and Druze.

KEYWORDS

Facilitators, Mathematics Education, Preschool, Kindergarten, Senso-Math

Cite this paper

Hassidov, D.
and Ilany, B.
2014 A Unique Program -Senso-Math- for Teaching Mathematics in Preschool: Evaluating Facilitator Training.
Creative Education, 5, 976-988.
doi: 10.4236-ce.2014.511112.






Autor: Dina Hassidov, Bat Sheva Ilany

Fuente: http://www.scirp.org/





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