TITLE

ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING

AUTHOR(S)
Rhydderch-Evans, Zoe
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Mathematics Teaching;Dec2002, Issue 181, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers suggestions on how mathematics teachers can teach young children to have a positive and realistic attitude towards the subject. Characteristics that author Guy Claxton claims constitute a good learning temperament; Criteria for choosing material to embed and contextualize the processes being introduced; Description of a task that can encourage resilience, persistence, conviviality and playfulness in young students.
ACCESSION #
8565726

Tags: MATHEMATICS -- Study & teaching;  CHILDREN -- Attitudes

 

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