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Understanding Mathematics for Young Children: A Guide for Teachers of Children 3-8
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Understanding Mathematics for Young Children: A Guide for Teachers of Children 3-8
by Haylock, Derek

by Cockburn, Anne D.

If you are a teacher or student teacher in a nursery or primary school, you need a secure understanding of the mathematical ideas behind the material you will use in the classroom. To help young children develop their understanding of mathematics, you need to develop your own understanding of how mathematics is learnt. In this indispensible book, the authors help you to understand mathematical concepts and how children come to understand them, and also help develop your own confidence with mathematical activities.

Each chapter of this book includes: -Real-life examples and illustrations from children and teachers in the classroom -The research behind some of the concepts and teaching approaches discussed -Pauses to reflect and discuss your own mathematical knowledge and experience -Age-appropriate classroom activities to try with your class or group.

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Publication date: 2013

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9781446248669

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:5283

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