Teaching Mathematics To Early Years

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 80

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Mathematics Quizzes & Trivia

Make sure that you have read the McGrath chapter, watched the Teachers TV clip and explored the standards website before you take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Children come to nursery without much experience of mathematics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    It is important to use a multisensory approach to early mathematics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Children are not ready to learn mathematics before they are 4.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The EY curriculum for mathematics is called Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Early Years teachers should observe children's play to identify their mathematical understanding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Foundation Stage children are not expected to write anything down in mathematics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Mathematics can be taught outdoors and in other places as well as in the nursery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Some Foundation Stage children already think of themselves as 'bad at maths'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    'Begin to talk about the shapes of everyday objects' is a learning objective for children aged 1 - 2 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Children as young as 8 months can notice changes in grouping of objects, images and sounds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False