NATIONWIDE — Do you wait for your 3-year old child to enter
kindergarten before he learns number relationships? Or, do you bring him
into a math environment that you have created in your home?
In a new book entitled, _Create A Math Enviroment: Revised Edition_,
parents can find simple ways to show their children how to become
comfortable with number concepts. Multiplying? Not a problem. Fractions?
Not a problem.
The subtitle for this book is Touch to Learn Math. Drawing upon
childrens natural tendency to understand ideas easily through the power
of touch, author, Vivian W. Owens, says that this book will allow you to
help children at whatever stage you find them. A method of teaching a
3-year old one-to-one correspondence may be the same method that you use
to teach a 14 year-old the same concept. _Create A Math Enviroment:
Revised Edition_ guides you through the process.
With its simple approach to learning, the book embraces intuitive
learning. Intuitive math takes on a reality that will delight parents,
educators, young and old learners, and any casual reader. Targeted for
understanding by anyone, this book has been shown to be very clear and
_Create A Math Enviroment: Revised Edition_ follows in the footsteps
of another Owens parent-helper book entitled, _Parenting For Education:
Revised Edition_. Owens, a former classroom teacher, says that she
continues to see a need for parents intervention in the learning
development of their children. She believes that parents can play a
dramatic role in raising the learning potential for their children as
their children enter the school room, and as they grow from grade to
Her books benefit children in any setting, whether they are in public
or private schools or in a home-school environment.
On a monthly basis, parents can find Parenting for Education
articles by Owens on her website at www.escharpublications.com . Some
of these articles reflect a science or math how-to aspect.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Vivian W. Owens is also the author of several African American
childrens books, one of which is _Nadanda The Wordmaker_ – a book which
won a Best Childrens Book Award from Writers Digest the year it was
published. Her new childrens book, _The Man Who Hid Christmas in a
Shoebox_, will publish in a limited hardback edition just in time for