A Why do some students achieve more than others? A Do we have to wait until pupils are qreadyq? A Can children discover math for themselves? A Does language interfere with the learning of math? This classic text, written from the viewpoint of the math teacher, provides answers to these and many more questions. Each chapter explores a particular issue that illustrates the interaction between theory and practice. New chapters have been included on cognition, pattern, and ICT.Word problems are often not particularly novel, being frequently simply another way of providing practice of simple algorithms. Indeed, they often only require the application of the a#39;four rulesa#39;, that is, addition, subtraction, multiplication andanbsp;...

Title | : | Learning Mathematics |

Author | : | Anthony Orton |

Publisher | : | A&C Black - 2004-12-30 |

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