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.
The development of mathematical ideas has a long and rich history, to which many cultures have contributed. All peoples, the world over, engage in mathematics, albeit with varying number systems and methods of calculating. Cross-cultural mathematics is mathematical experience that draws on and ...