Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom. The entries are arranged alphabetically, and each contains a brief definition, followed by an explanation and discussion, practical examples, and annotated suggestions for further reading.
What are the most important concepts related to teaching and learning that a teacher of mathematics in a primary school should know something about? That was the question we had before us in setting out to write this book. Our task was to come up with 40 to 50 such key concepts, and then to provide a definition, some ...