‘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…”’

How Children Learn Mathematics and the Implications for Teaching

How children learn mathematics and the implications for teaching
Helen Taylor

Mathematics is defined as ‘the abstract science of number, quantity and space’ by The Concise Oxford Dictionary (Allen, 1990: 732). It can be seen as a way of organising ideas in order to develop concepts. Skemp (1971) identified ...

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