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2011-03-22 12:43:18

The way in which teachers and textbooks use language and different metaphors in mathematics education determines how pupils develop their number sense. This is shown in a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. When school pupils encounter numbers that cannot be conceptualised as quantities in an obvious way, clarity is required in terms of the language used by both teachers and textbooks. One significant risk is that the explanatory models and metaphors used by teachers are...

2008-12-01 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Current Technology Corporation (OTCBB: CRTCF) today reported StarOne Telematica SA, the 51% controlled Brazilian subsidiary of Celevoke, Inc. (Celevoke) and the most recent entry into the fast growing Brazilian market for Telematics Solutions and Tracking Systems, during November 2008, has closed contracts for the provision of tracking services with a value of over 5,000,000 Brazilian Reals (approximately $2,169,000 USD). This...

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