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Author Haylock, Derek.
Title Key concepts in teaching primary mathematics / Derek Haylock with Fiona Thangata.
Imprint Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2007.

Author Haylock, Derek.
Series SAGE key concepts
SAGE key concepts.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Alt Name Thangata, Fiona.
Add Title Teaching primary mathematics
Description 1 online resource (vii, 191 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191).
Summary Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom.
Contents Aims of mathematics teaching -- Algorithm -- Anxiety about mathematics -- Assessment for learning -- Assessment for teaching -- Cognitive conflict -- Concept learning -- Conservation of quantity -- Constructivism -- Creativity in mathematics -- Cross-cultural mathematics -- Cross-curricular mathematics -- Deductive and inductive reasoning -- Differentiation -- Equivalence -- Errors -- Explanation -- Gender and mathematics -- Generalization -- Giftedness in mathematics -- Home as a context for numeracy -- Informal calculation method -- Investigation (enquiry) -- Language difficulties in mathematics -- Low attainment -- Making connections -- Match and mismatch -- Meaningful context -- Meaningful learning -- Mental calculation -- Modelling process (representing) -- Numeracy -- Play as a context for learning mathematics -- Principle learning -- Problem solving -- Purposeful activity -- Questioning -- Rote learning -- Skill learning -- Talk -- Transformation -- Transitivity -- Using and applying mathematics.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781849202459 (electronic bk.)
1849202451 (electronic bk.)
9781780343334 (online)
1780343337 (online)
9781446214503 (ebook)
1446214508 (ebook)
1412934095 (hbk.)
9781412934091 (hbk.)
1412934109 (pbk.)
9781412934107 (pbk.)
OCLC # 321480510
Additional Format Print version: Haylock, Derek. Key concepts in teaching primary mathematics. Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2007 1412934095 9781412934091 (OCoLC)81453349

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