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National Curriculum: Measurement - Year 2 - Articles

Created on 17 October 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 14 April 2016 by ncetm_administrator


  • Money Problems? This Nrich article explains the skills that children need to understand ‘Money’ When first introduced to money in the classroom, many children find it difficult to distinguish between the value of a pile of coins and the number of coins in the pile. These children may go on to find the concepts of equivalent amounts of money and giving change difficult to grasp.
  • Mooney, C., Briggs, M., Fletcher, M., Hansen, & McCullouch, J. (2012). Primary mathematics Teaching Theory and Practice: 6th ed. London: Sage. Chapter 10, Measures.
  • The Maths4Life booklet, Measurement, is an overall guide to some of the complexities in teaching and learning measurements, including possible misconceptions. This booklet, created for teachers of adult learners contains a great deal of helpful background information and ideas that primary teachers will be able to use or adapt. It also includes some suggestions for classroom activities.
  • Hansen, A. (2011). Children’s Errors in Mathematics: Understanding Common Misconceptions in Primary Schools. Exeter: Learning Matters.charlotte's clock
  • Charlotte's Clock is a different route to teaching our children to tell the time. Learning to tell the time isn’t easy. For many children, and for a variety of reasons, it’s especially difficult


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