Includes the original studies that compare US and Chinese elementary teachers' mathematical understanding. This book offers a framework for grasping the mathematical content necessary to develop the thinking of school children.
An up-to-date and accessible textbook on teaching mathematics in primary schools, combining practical guidance for the classroom with key theoretical coverage. For those currently training to teach in primary education.
This book aims to provide ready-made science lesson ideas that will considerably reduce the workload for many overburdened teachers. They can be easily adapted to suit varying levels of ability, and bring science to life. The structure of the book mirrors the QCA scheme of work.
This text aims to guide the primary and early years teacher, and the student teacher through a series of processes that will enable them to become more effective and enlightened teacher of early mathematics.
This fully updated second edition synthesises the findings of the best of recent research from different parts of the world. The author covers issues as diverse as pupils' understanding and handling of number, alegbra, space and measurement and their problem solving ability and the nature of assessment and the impace of ICT.
Numerous examples from early years and primary classrooms are included as well as checklists and helpful advice. There are also suggestions for further reading to assist trainee and newly qualified teachers in meeting the Standards for Initial Teacher Training and Induction.
What is number sense? How does children's number sense develop? Addressing these questions, this text uses a balance of theory and practice to help teachers deal with the problems and issues they will encounter in mathematics teaching, including examples for use specifically in the classroom. It is aimed at trainee and mathematics teachers.
Teaching and Learning Early Number is a bestselling guide for all trainee and practising Early Years teachers and classroom assistants. It provides an accessible guide to a wide range of research evidence about the teaching and learning of early number.
Designed for beginning teachers in primary and secondary schools, this book gives an introduction to Maths teaching. It explores key issues in maths teaching, ranging from planning and classroom management to being an effective Maths teacher as well as personal and professional development in the early stages of a teaching career.
Murderous Maths: The Magic of Maths is full of incredible tricks to wow children and teachers alike. Brand new for the relaunch of the primary national curriculum in autumn 2014, children can discover how to use the power of maths to beat the calculator, perform amazing card tricks and even read minds!
Murderous Maths: The Secrets of Sums is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why numbers are nifty and arithmetic is amazing. Updated for the relaunch of the primary national curriculum in autumn 2014, children can learn all about prime suspects, diabolical division, sneaky signs and much more.
Each book in the Lesson for Every Day series includes 190 creative activities for Literacy or Maths lessons, one for each day of the teaching year. They provide a comprehensive and balanced resource to support teaching all year round.
Mathematics is a core subject and using and applying mathematics in problem solving activities is crucial in enabling children to use their knowledge and skills in a range of situations. This book includes case studies from practicing teachers that enable readers to easily relate the theoretical information to their classroom and teaching.
The importance of learning mathematics is constantly stressed by educationalists and employers alike. Yet survey after survey shows that large numbers of children leave school lacking both competence and interest in mathematics.
Everyone studying math needs this book, and it is an essential review guide for examination candidates. Over 500 definitions of all the key terms and concepts. More than 300 useful illustrations and diagrams. Over 100 worked examples. Comprehensive cross-referencing and detailed index. Internet links to recommended websites
Many pupils find it difficult to express ideas in mathematics because of problems with the language that is used to convey mathematical concepts. This book shows teachers how to help pupils express what they really know and understand, so that assessment for learning can be used.
Develops concepts for teachers to use in organizing their understanding and knowledge of children's mathematics. This book offers guidance for classroom teaching and concludes with theoretical accounts of learning and teaching. It transforms research on diagnostic errors into knowledge for teaching, teacher education and research on teaching.
The mastery approach is a teaching methodology that builds conceptual understanding, language and communication and mathematical thinking to problem solve effectively. Mastering Mathematics shares key principles of the mastery approach, drawing on the wide range of international research and examples of the approach in action in UK schools.
The effective use of resources is one of the essential elements in supporting children's mathematical learning. This book explores in depth how teachers can utilise resources effectively in order to aid children in their mathematical problem-solving, reasoning and communication.
Suitable for mathematics teachers, this title offers practical advice on various aspects of the maths curriculum including developing an effective classroom culture, assessment and progressing mathematical concept development. It also includes advice on understanding the balance between teaching and learning mathematics.
The accompanying Student Workbook to Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers includes over 650 practice problems, with detailed solutions and explanatory notes, so you can review, practice and apply your understanding of mathematics principles.
Guides you through the basics of primary school maths and covers the dilemmas and problems you are likely to be confronted with, including: number bonds, place value and decimals; long multiplication and division; fractions, percentages and decimals; basic geometry, shapes, symmetry and angles; and data-handling, combinations and chance.