Important concepts in primary school mathematics

Mukunda, Kamala (2010) Important concepts in primary school mathematics. Learning Curve (14). pp. 37-39.

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Abstract

From all the varied research into early mathematical ability and learning that psychologists have done, I have chosen for this article two general topics: the fundamental importance of the mental number line, and the connection (often the lack of connection!) between conceptual and procedural learning in primary school. Both are, I believe, topics of particular interest to people working with children aged 6 to 11 years or so, laying the foundation for arithmetic and Mathematics in years to come.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education,Mathematics, Pedagogy
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Foundation Publications
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2018 16:15
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2018 16:15
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/687
Publisher URL: http://ec2-13-58-91-216.us-east-2.compute.amazonaw...

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