Children's Errors in Mathematics

4th Edition

Alice Hansen; Doreen Drews; John Dudgeon; Fiona Lawton; Liz Surtees
eISBN-13: 9781526422804

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This practical and popular guide to children’s common errors and misconceptions in primary mathematics is an essential tool for teachers and trainees. It supports them in planning for and tackling potential errors and enhances their understanding of the difficulties encountered in mathematical development. This fourth edition explores how a Growth Mindset approach works alongside an awareness of children's errors and how mistakes themselves are powerful learning tools. This edition includes 50 new identifiable misconceptions children have of mathematics. The text also considers the role of the teacher in understanding and addressing children’s common mathematical misconceptions.

Key features:

Linked to the new National Curriculum and covers every objective
Provides an essential tool for planning primary mathematics lessons
Explores how common misconceptions can be anticipated and addressed

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ISBNs 9781526410962, 9781526410955, 9781526410955, 9781526422804, 9781526422828, 1526422808
Language English
Number of Pages 256
Edition 4th