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Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers

Sixth Edition


November 2018 | 504 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd


‘This user-friendly interactive book makes concepts simple and gives you the confidence and knowledge to learn and teach mathematics to primary children. You can conveniently access easily digestible content to build and test your knowledge. It’s a must have on any teachers book shelf!’

SAGE Primary Mathematics Student Panel

  • LESSON PLANS AND WORKSHEETS: Save time with ideas and resources for planning your lessons.
  • PROBLEM SOLVED! VIDEOS: Visualise how to solve a question by watching a quick animated demonstration.
  • LEARNING AND TEACHING POINTS: Feel confident in the classroom with these key points to remember when planning and teaching.
  • QUESTIONS AND QUIZZES: Achieve a firm grasp of concepts and a clear understanding with self-assessment questions and quizzes.
  • FREE INTERACTIVE EBOOK: Study anywhere with your portable and convenient eBook!



     
    SECTION A: MATHEMATICAL UNDERSTANDING
     
    Chapter 1: Primary Teachers’ Insecurity about Mathematics
     
    Chapter 2: Mathematics in the Primary Curriculum
     
    Chapter 3: Learning how to Learn Mathematics
     
    SECTION B: MATHEMATICAL REASONING AND PROBLEM SOLVING
     
    Chapter 4: Key Processes in Mathematical Reasoning
     
    Chapter 5: Modelling and Problem Solving
     
    SECTION C: NUMBERS AND CALCULATIONS
     
    Chapter 6: Numbers and Place Value
     
    Chapter 7: Addition and Subtraction Structures
     
    Chapter 8: Mental Strategies for Addition and Subtraction
     
    Chapter 9: Written Methods for Addition and Subtraction
     
    Chapter 10: Multiplication and Division Structures
     
    Chapter 11: Mental Strategies for Multiplication and Division
     
    Chapter 12: Written Methods for Multiplication and Division
     
    SECTION D: FURTHER NUMBER CONCEPTS AND SKILLS
     
    Chapter 13: Natural Numbers: Some Key Concepts
     
    Chapter 14: Integers: Positive and Negative
     
    Chapter 15: Fractions and Ratios
     
    Chapter 16: Decimal Numbers and Rounding
     
    Chapter 17: Calculations with Decimals
     
    Chapter 18: Proportionality and Percentages
     
    SECTION E: ALGEBRA
     
    Chapter 19.: Algebraic Reasoning
     
    Chapter 20: Coordinates and Linear Relationships
     
    SECTION F: MEASUREMENT
     
    Chapter 21: Concepts and Principles of Measurement
     
    Chapter 22: Perimeter, Area and Volume
     
    SECTION G: GEOMETRY
     
    Chapter 23: Angle
     
    Chapter 24: Transformations and Symmetry
     
    Chapter 25: Classifying Shapes
     
    SECTION H: STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
     
    Chapter 26: Handling Data
     
    Chapter 27: Comparing Sets of Data
     
    Chapter 28: Probability

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    Chapter 1: Primary Teachers’ Insecurity about Mathematics


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    Derek Haylock

    Derek Haylock is an education writer, with an extensive list of publications in the field of mathematics education. He worked for over 30 years in teacher education, both initial and in-service, and was Co-Director of Primary Initial Teacher Training and responsible for the mathematics components of the primary programmes at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich. He has considerable practical experience of teaching and researching in primary classrooms. His work in mathematics education has taken him to Germany, Belgium, Lesotho, Kenya, Brunei, India and Sweden. As well as his publications in the field of education, he has written... More About Author

    Ralph Manning

    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 an earlier career in the IT industry. Ralph led the mathematics and physical education programmes for the Primary PGCE at the University of East Anglia until 2013. His other specific interests are in developing children’s higher thinking skills, assessment for learning and planning for teaching effectively. He was a former founding member of the General Teaching Council for England and is engaged in supporting developing education projects in India. More About Author

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