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Math & Science

Main Core Tie

Early Childhood Education 1
Strand 2 Standard 2

Time Frame

2 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication




Concepts to teach young children about math and science. The process to accomplishing that. Activities to demonstrate what can be done with children.


Power Point projector or copy of summary sheet. Sets of keys and buttons for activity.

Background for Teachers



  • Mathematically Correct
    Opposes DAP guidelines and presents divers public policy, research and opinion papers supporting the use of direct instruction using paper and pencil worksheets for teaching math. Could lead to critical thinking or debate.

Read text book listed in bibliography.

Student Prior Knowledge

It would be helpful to have worked with children in a child care setting. Basic math and science classes would be helpful.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will have a list of ideas to draw from for lesson planning.

Instructional Procedures



Follow lesson plan, attached. Use power point presentation and follow group activities.

Assessment Plan

Students will successfully complete quiz on Math & Science. Students will hand in notes they have taken as a resource for lesson planning.

Contact using your education email address if you would like copies of the test / exam for this lesson plan. Be sure to include the Lesson Plan title in your email request.


State curriculum guide, "Introduction to Early Childhood Education" by Brewer (ISBN# 0-205-32657-9)

Created: 06/28/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018