Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics

Author: Tony Cotton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317443209

Category: Education

Page: 290

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Written by an education consultant with widespread experience of teaching mathematics in the UK and internationally, Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics seamlessly combines pedagogy and subject knowledge to build confidence and equip you with all the skills and know-how you need to successfully teach mathematics to children of any age. This 3rd edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest research developments and initiatives in the field, as well as key changes to both the UK National Curriculum and International Baccalaureate, including a brand new chapter on ‘Algebra’ and a reworked focus on the early years. Extra features also include helpful call-outs to the book’s revised and updated companion website, which offers a shared site with a range of resources relevant to both this book and its new companion volume, Teaching for Mathematical Understanding. Stimulating, accessible and well-illustrated, with comprehensive coverage of subject knowledge and pedagogy, Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics is an essential purchase for trainee and practising teachers alike. Companion website features new to this edition include: video clips in which the author demonstrates the concepts covered in the book through teaching to a real class PowerPoint presentations which provide support for those using the book as a part of a teacher training course updated weblinks to external sites with useful teaching information and resources
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Primary Mathematics: Teaching For Understanding

Teaching for Understanding

Author: Barmby, Patrick,Bilsborough, Lynn,Harries, Tony

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335229263

Category: Education

Page: 232

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This book addresses the particular areas of mathematics within the primary curriculum that teachers find difficult to teach and in which children struggle to achieve.. .It begins with introductory sections on how children learn mathematics and is then organised on a subject area basis, dealing with the teaching of particular maths topics. Key topics addressed include rounding and measuring, means and medians, fractions, negative numbers, commutative and associative laws in number operations, and shape and space. .Within each chapter, the authors examine the themes of representing, reasoning and communicating, drawing out both the subject knowledge and ways of teaching each topic. A reference section for studies drawn upon is provided at the end of each chapter.....
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Understanding and Enriching Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics

Author: Patrick Barmby,David Bolden,Lynn Thompson

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 1909330728

Category: Education

Page: 144

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This up to date book is essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach primary mathematics. Problem solving is a key aspect of teaching and learning mathematics, but also an area where teachers and pupils often struggle. Set within the context of the new primary curriculum and drawing on research and practice, the book identifies the key knowledge and skills required in teaching and learning problem solving in mathematics, and examines how these and can be applied in the classroom. It explores the issues in depth while remaining straightforward and relevant, emphasises the enrichment of maths through problem-solving, and provides opportunities for teachers to reflect on and further develop their classroom practice.
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Teaching for Mathematical Understanding

Practical ideas for outstanding primary lessons

Author: Tony Cotton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317443292

Category: Education

Page: 186

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Teaching for Mathematical Understanding develops the subject knowledge support and practical ideas from Tony Cotton’s Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics into resources for full lessons. With an emphasis on developing outstanding lessons using a problem-solving approach, this highly practical guide is packed with activities that all trainee and practising teachers can use in the primary classroom. Covering each area of mathematics, every activity offers helpful step-by-step guidance, including teaching and learning objectives; resources; lesson outlines; ideas for differentiation; assessment for learning and key probing questions. Also featured in this text are call-outs to the information contained in the book’s companion website, a shared site with a range of relevant resources to support and consolidate your learning. Teaching for Mathematical Understanding is an essential text for all trainee and practising teachers looking for inspiration and guidance towards outstanding mathematics teaching. Companion website features include: Video clips in which primary school teachers demonstrate concepts covered in the book through teaching to a real class PowerPoint presentations which provide support for those using the book as part of a teacher training course updated weblinks to external sites with useful teaching information and resources.
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Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers

Author: Derek Haylock,Ralph Manning

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473907047

Category: Education

Page: 496

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Get access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781446285879) A Unique Blend of Digital and Print Learning Resources! 5 Star student reviews: “A must have for teachers-to-be, especially those who are a bit shaky on their maths knowledge!” “Not many maths books keep me fixated but this is one that is definitely worth the money.” “It is a book I will be using even when in the classroom.” Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers develops your understanding of mathematical concepts and processes, and how children learn them, so you can confidently teach mathematics to primary children. Tried and tested, the fifth edition of Derek Haylock’s much loved textbook matches the 2014 curriculum requirements for England. Every chapter integrates children’s learning, classroom practice, and teacher’s own requirements for subject knowledge, making this the ideal text to guide you through your studies and beyond. More than just a book! The new edition is supported by FREE access to an interactive eBook and a companion website allowing you to use a wealth of teaching and learning resources. You can use the eBook to study where and when you want, and read, annotate and search the book on a tablet, laptop or PC. You can also visit study.sagepub.com/haylock5e to access: Videos by the author introduce core themes of each section and explain key mathematical processes. Links to the National Curriculum specify the statutory requirements for primary schools in England that relate to the mathematical content of each chapter. Learning and Teaching points highlight important issues you may face in the classroom and provide practical guidance for teaching. Self-assessment questions help check your understanding and provide immediate feedback to see how well you have done. Select SAGE journal articles to support literature reviews and wider reading. Lesson Plan Activities by Ralph Manning support content-focused chapters and contain creative mathematics tasks across the primary age range. A Student Workbook is also available to accompany this book, including over 700 practice problems to help you understand, apply and teach primary mathematics. Derek Haylock is an education consultant and writer with a background in mathematics teaching, teacher education and classroom-based research in mathematics education. Ralph Manning is an independent consultant in primary education. He has worked as a primary teacher and as a lecturer in primary teacher education for 18 years, following a career in IT. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook
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Transforming Primary Mathematics

Understanding classroom tasks, tools and talk

Author: Mike Askew

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317357558

Category: Education

Page: 172

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Fully updated to reflect the new curriculum, the revised edition of Transforming Primary Mathematics sets out key theories and cutting-edge research in the field to enable teachers to take a fresh look at how they teach mathematics. The book encourages teachers to reflect on their own beliefs and values about mathematics, and asks them to question whether their current methods meet the needs of all learners, and the challenge of having high expectations for all. It provides clear, practical approaches to help implement fundamental change in classroom environments, and offers motivational teaching styles to ensure meaningful mathematics learning. Chapters take an inspiring, sometimes controversial, and often unconventional look at the subject of mathematics, by: endorsing the use of a ‘new mathematics’ – one based on problem solving, modelling, inquiry and reasoning, not on abstract rules, memorising, and regurgitation arguing that there is more to maths teaching than ‘death by a thousand worksheets’ challenging norms, such as the practice of sorting children into sets based on their perceived mathematical ability asking whether mathematical ability is innate or a result of social practices examining what a ‘mastery’ approach might entail highlighting the role of variation in supporting learning advocating an environment where teachers are encouraged to take risks. Transforming Primary Mathematics is for all primary school teachers who want to make mathematics welcoming, engaging, inclusive and successful.
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Primary Mathematics

Teaching for Understanding

Author: Patrick Barmby

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335239110

Category: Education

Page: 218

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This important book aims to support and develop teachers' understanding of the key primary mathematics topics. It takes an innovative approach by defining exactly what is meant by 'understanding' and uses this model to examine and explain various mathematical topics.
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Understanding Primary Mathematics

Author: Christine Hopkins,Ann Pope,Sandy Pepperell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135398453

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 8073

In this textbook, the foundations of mathematics are made explicit and the reader is guided through the background knowledge and understanding that are required for the subject, offering a well-structured overview of the important issues to be considered when learning about mathematics on a Primary QTS course, and a coherent approach to the content to be found in the standards for QTS, the National Curriculum at Key Stages 1 and 2 and the numeracy strategy. The authors aim to help teachers review and restructure the understanding of mathematics gained during their education, progressing from partial memories of a few process to an understanding of why the skills they were taught make sense and how they fit into a coherent mathematics curriculum, arguing that to teach mathematics effectively it is not enough to be able to do the mathematics, you need to understand why you do what you do. Aimed at all teachers of primary mathematics, this book is also likely to be valuable to secondary teachers, parents, administrators and others interested in the foundations of school mathematics. Written for trainee and practicing teachers, this book de-mystifies the primary mathematics UK curriculum and offers a valuable reference for effective mathematicss teaching.
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Teaching Primary Mathematics

Author: Sylvia Turner

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446291391

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Teaching Primary Mathematics covers what student teachers really need to know and why, including approaches to teaching and learning, planning and assessment, and using resources in maths teaching. It also provides a brief historical overview of the teaching of mathematics and examines strategies to enhance learning and development as a confident mathematician in the primary classroom. Informed by seminal and current research, and recent developments in education policy, the book also explores: - the role of mathematics within the primary curriculum - the development of mathematics as a subject of study - the knowledge that can be gained from considering international approaches to mathematics. This is essential reading for all students on primary initial teacher education courses including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT), and School Direct, and employment-based routes into teaching. Sylvia Turner is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winchester.
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Primary Mathematics: Knowledge and Understanding

Author: Claire Mooney,Alice Hansen,Lindsey Ferrie,Sue Fox,Reg Wrathmell

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473907063

Category: Education

Page: 184

View: 4616

The essential subject knowledge text for primary mathematics. Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. This comprehensive text includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This 7th edition is updated in line with the new National Curriculum and includes updated research summaries reflecting the latest thinking. This highly recommended text helps trainee primary teachers develop and consolidate their knowledge of mathematics.
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