Use of mathematical terminology

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‘Good’ examples Demonstrate knowledge of the correct mathematical terms & their precise meanings Correct use of mathematical terms and evidence of efforts to teach these terms Use alternative ways & more precise words to describe shapes for example, if child says ‘round’ then suggest ‘curved’ while linking new word to child’s word or words Link […]

Scenario: Heidi revising percentages Country: UK Grade (student age): Year 8 (age 12-13) Contributed by: Anne Thwaites, University of Cambridge, UK Context – national, curricular, professional, other The National Curriculum for mathematics in England includes work on fractions, decimals and percentages in Key Stage 3 (years 7-9, pupil age 11-14). Heidi was revising the four […]