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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.

Numeracy
Numeracy
Definition

A numerate person can be defined as one who can deal confidently with the numerical situations they encounter in their normal, everyday life. Confidence with numbers, including a good grasp of the relationships between them and how to operate on them in a range of practical situations and ...

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