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.

Cross-Curricular Mathematics

Cross-curricular mathematics


Cross-curricular mathematics can be understood in three ways. First, other areas of the primary school curriculum can be seen as providing opportunities to use and apply the skills and knowledge that pupils learn in mathematics lessons in purposeful activities. Second, other curriculum areas can be seen as providing meaningful contexts ...

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