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Mathematical misconceptions: a guide for primary teachers

Mathematical misconceptions: a guide for primary teachers

Cockburn, Anne; Littler, G. H

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Published Los Angeles: SAGE, 2008

Available: Online

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Statement of responsibility: edited by Anne D. Cockburn and Graham Littler
ISBN: 0857029479, 1446269124, 9780857029478, 9781446269121
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 166 pages) : illustrations.
Subject: Number concept in children.; Mathematics Study and teaching (Elementary); Number concept Study and teaching (Elementary); Mathematical ability in children.; Education.; EDUCATION Teaching Methods & Materials Mathematics.; Anfangsunterricht.; Mathematikunterricht.; Mathematics education; Primary education


  1. Zero: understanding an apparently paradoxical number / Anne D. Cockburn and Paul Parslow-Williams
  2. Equality: getting the right balance / Paul Parslow-Williams and Anne D. Cockburn
  3. Beginning to unravel misconceptions / Sara Hershkovitz, Dina Tirosh and Pessia Tsamir
  4. Insights into children's intuitions of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division / Dina Tirosh, Pessia Tsamir and Sara Hershkovitz
  5. Right or wrong? Exploring misconceptions in division / Pessia Tsamir, Sarah Hershkovitz and Dina Tirosh
  6. Developing an understanding of children's acquisition of number concepts / Anne D. Cockburn
  7. Highlighting the learning processes / Graham Littler and Darina Jirotková
  8. Everyday numbers under a mathematical magnifying glass / Carlo Marchini and Paola Vighi.