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National Curriculum: Geometry - Properties of Shapes - Year 6 - Articles

Created on 23 October 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 08 March 2016 by ncetm_administrator


Key understandings in mathematics learning – Paper 5: Understanding space and its representation in mathematics

This paper is about children’s informal knowledge of space and spatial relations as well as their formal learning of geometry. It deals with the connection between these two kinds of knowledge.

Going round in circles

This article describes how a pair of PowerPoint presentations can be used to establish mental images that can help pupils to understand, and so recall, the principles that underlie the formulae to calculate the circumference and the area of a circle

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