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Author Dickson, Linda.

Title Children learning mathematics : a teacher's guide to recent research / Linda Dickson, Margaret Brown, Olwen Gibson
Published London : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984


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Description xiii, 379 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Spatial thinking -- Space and language -- How important is spacial thinking? -- How do spatial concepts develop? -- Introduction -- Piaget's theory -- Criticisms of piaget -- Van hiele levels -- Shape recognition -- Developing an awareness of the properties of shape -- Fitting shapes together -- Lines and angles -- How do children form misconceptions about space? -- 2-dimensional representations of 3-dimensional space -- Development of reference systems -- Conservation -- Transformation geometry -- Measurement -- Number -- Language: words and symbols
Notes Includes bibliographies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes index
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- England.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain.
Author Brown, Margaret, 1943-
Gibson, Olwen.
Schools Council Low Attainers in Mathematics Project
LC no. 84217676
ISBN 0039104060 (paperback)