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Pattern in the teaching and learning of mathematics

Author: Anthony Orton
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2005.
Series: Continuum studies in mathematics education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This highly illustrated book draws together the wide variety of studies in the learning of mathematics undertaken by the Pattern in Mathematics Research Group at the University of Leeds. Their purpose has been ' ... to provide structure and support to ... studies of children's perception, conception and use of pattern in learning mathematics'. Set up in 1992, they have embraced work across the whole curriculum, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pattern in the teaching and learning of mathematics.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2005
(DLC) 2005274900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Orton
ISBN: 184714456X 9781847144560
OCLC Number: 568434747
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 232 pages).
Contents: About the Contributors; Preface; 1 Pattern in the Nursery; 2 Repeating Patterns in the Early Primary Years; 3 Primary School Children's Knowledge of Odd and Even Numbers; 4 Patterns in Processing and Learning Addition Facts; 5 Children's Strategies with Linear and Quadratic Sequences; 6 Teaching and Assessing Patterns in Number in the Primary Years; 7 Pattern and the Approach to Algebra; 8 Pictorial and Practical Contexts and the Perception of Pattern; 9 Children's Understanding of Graphic Relations; 10 Children's Perception of Pattern in Relation to Shape; 11 Pattern and Randomness.
Series Title: Continuum studies in mathematics education.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Orton.

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Providing guideance for teachers and pupils of all age groups, this text applies patterns to the teaching of maths through the school years.  Read more...
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