1st Edition

Mathematics in the Primary School

ISBN 9780415025195
Published May 4, 1989 by Routledge
234 Pages

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Book Description

National Curriculum guidelines emphasise knowledge, understanding and skills. The author, an internationally recognised authority, provides teachers with a clear explanation of these principles, and explains the relation between understanding and skills, and describes their application to the teaching of mathematics. The book contains numerous activities to show how mathematics can be learnt in the primary classroom with understanding and enjoyment, including:
* formation of mathematical concepts
* construction of knowledge
* contents and structure of primary mathematics


'I recommend this book to all who wish to promote healthy argument on their courses. I shall certainly put it on my reading list for that purpose!' - Pamela Liebeck, Mathematics Teaching