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Title Mathematical understanding 5-11 : a practical guide to creative communication in mathematics / edited by Anne D. Cockburn
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Paul Chapman, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 115 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; About the Authors; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Index;
Summary How can you help children to make progress in mathematical understanding? Children's mathematical misconceptions very often arise as a result of poor communication. This practical and innovative book presents a range of creative strategies to help teachers communicate effectively in the mathematics classroom, offering some new ways of presenting the fundamental concepts and principles of mathematics, and clearly demonstrating that the most effective form of communication is not always verbal. Each chapter focuses on a theme or concept central to the numeracy strategy, such as subtraction, shap
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Effective teaching
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Great Britain
EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- Mathematics.
Effective teaching.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
United Kingdom.
Form Electronic book
Author Cockburn, Anne
LC no. 2006940627
ISBN 144621589X (ebook)
1848605285 (electronic bk.)
9781446215890 (ebook)
9781848605282 (electronic bk.)