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‘What a super book! It is absolutely packed with practical ideas and activities to help you love maths, and love teaching and/or learning it. It certainly helps to develop an enthusiasm for a subject most adults tend to say “I'm no good at…”’

Shape, Position and Movement
Shape, position and movement
Paula Stone
The Importance of Shape, Position and Movement

Shape, position and movement involves learning about two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes and their properties, ways of describing the positions of objects in space and of giving directions, and different kinds of mathematical movements or transformations such as reflections, rotations and translations. Frobisher et al. (2007) suggest that learning about shape, position and movement is often under-appreciated and claim that it is fundamental to other aspects of ...

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