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Back to Early Math Symposium June 2024

Creating the Environment for Math with Infants & Toddlers

The environment plays a central role in making learning meaningful. Fostering creativity, problem solving, and initiative can be brought into your children’s daily experiences in natural and comfortable ways. This session will point out actions you are likely already taking - and how to capitalize on them to take advantage of your existing resources and systems.

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Jon Dueck

Jon Dueck helps coordinate the Count Play Explore as a part of the Fresno County Early Care & Education Team. Jon works with teachers and administrators to build programs that promote a worthwhile and optimistic view of math and science, and help show families and the community that math is all around us. As a part of the Count Play Explore, he leads the site, coaches preschool and primary teachers, and supports community math events. Jon leads STEM initiatives in the region while supporting schools and districts with comprehensive math program tools.


Jon has spoken at local, state-wide, and international conferences about building strong math understanding and deepening math concepts in daily math lessons. He has worked in preschools, TK-12 schools and at the secondary level. Jon enjoys talking about numbers with young children.

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