Does a cylinder have edges? This is a question I have been asked before, and many more questions like it regarding shapes and objects. Once again, it was up for debate last week in a Facebook group of which I’m a member. It was encouraging to see so many teachers talking about mathematics.
The meaning of the term ‘literacy’ continues to be something of an enigma. It’s important to have an understanding of what constitutes literacy, and why we are so focused on it in our schools and the wider society.