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Mathematics in the Primary School : Subjects in the Primary School - Richard R. Skemp

Mathematics in the Primary School

Subjects in the Primary School

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Published: 4th May 1989
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National Curriculum guidelines emphasise knowledge, understanding and skills. The author, an internationally recognised authority, provides teachers with a clear explanation of these principles, and explains the relation between understanding and skills, and describes their application to the teaching of mathematics. The book contains numerous activities to show how mathematics can be learnt in the primary classroom with understanding and enjoyment, including:
* formation of mathematical concepts
* construction of knowledge
* contents and structure of primary mathematics

Prologue
Relational Understanding and Instrumental Understanding
Why is Mathematics Still a Problem Subject for So Many?
Intelligence and Understanding
The Formation of Mathematical Concepts
The Construction of Mathematical Knowledge
Understanding Mathematical Symbolism
Making a Start
The Contents and Structure of Primary Mathematics
Management for Intelligent Learning
Emotional Influences on Learning
Continuing Professional Development
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ISBN: 9780415025195
ISBN-10: 0415025192
Series: Subjects in the Primary School
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 234
Published: 4th May 1989
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.3  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1