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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.

Concept Learning
Concept learning
Definition

Concept learning is a process by which a learner organizes their experiences, abstracting from a number of exemplars what it is that they have in common and using one concept name to embrace them all. The concept can be said to be learnt when the pupil has formulated an abstraction

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