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Learning Mathematics : Issues, Theory, and Classroom Practice - A. Orton

Learning Mathematics

Issues, Theory, and Classroom Practice

By: A. Orton

Hardcover Published: 1st October 2004
ISBN: 9780826471130
Number Of Pages: 242

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- Why do some students achieve more than others?
- Do we have to wait until pupils are 'ready'?
- Can children discover math for themselves?
- Does language interfere with the learning of math?

'I greatly enjoyed reading it and found much to think about and reflect upon. It is a worthy successor to the original edition and can be recommended as a source of useful material on many key issues in mathematical education.' Mathematical Gazette

Do maths teachers need theories?..What cognitive demands are made in learning mathematics?..Could we enhance learning through optimum sequencing?..Must we wait until pupils are ready?..Can pupils discover maths for themselves?..Is an appreciation of pattern important in learning mathematics?..Does what we learn depend on where we are?..Why do some pupils achieve more than others?..Does language interfere with mathematics learning?..Is there a theory of mathematics learning?..Can pupils construct mathematics knowledge for themselves?

ISBN: 9780826471130
ISBN-10: 0826471137
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 1st October 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.04 x 17.12  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised