Learning Mathematics Issues, Theory, and Classroom Practice

by A. Orton

Learning Mathematics Issues, Theory, and Classroom Practice Synopsis

* 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? This classic text, written from the viewpoint of the math teacher, provides answers to these and many more questions. Each chapter explores a particular issue that illustrates the interaction between theory and practice. New chapters have been included on cognition, pattern, and ICT.

Learning Mathematics Issues, Theory, and Classroom Practice Press Reviews

'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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780826471147
Publication date: 1st October 2004
Author: A. Orton
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 242 pages
Categories: Teaching of a specific subject, Educational: Mathematics & numeracy,

About A. Orton

Anthony Orton is a freelance writer. For many years he was Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Education at the University of Leeds, UK.

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