Mathematics in the Early Years

By David Clemson, Wendy Clemson

© 2002 – Routledge

240 pages

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Paperback: 9780415096287
pub: 1994-06-30
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About the Book

The Clemsons' clear and readable book takes the reader from debates about how children learn and what children know and can do when they start school; through to a discussion of how mathematics can be managed, assessed and evaluated in the school and classroom. Linking these two parts of the book is a section on the subject of mathematics itself, from which the non-specialist reader can gain a view of what mathematics is, what needs to be thought about in planning and offering a curriculum and the special dilemmas faced in teaching and learning mathematics as a subject. A bank of case studies offers an opportunity to see mathematics in action in a variety of classrooms.

Reviews

'This book is well organised and readable and interesting to the point where I actually sat and read it at one sitting .. teachers in training could benefit a great deal from reading this book' - Times Educational Supplement

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General