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Primary Mathematics: Teaching Theory and Practice

Ninth Edition


February 2021 | 288 pages | Learning Matters

An extensive knowledge of the primary Mathematics curriculum is not enough for trainee teachers, they need to know how to teach Mathematics in the primary classroom.

This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary Mathematics that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching.  It covers the important skills of classroom management, planning, monitoring and assessment and relates these specifically to primary Maths. Practical guidance, features and resources help students translate their learning to the classroom and understand the wider context of teaching:

-          Online practical lesson ideas for the classroom

-          The Primary National Curriculum for Mathematics in Key Stages one and two

-          Tips for planning primary Maths

-          Useful weblinks for primary Mathematics teaching

The ninth edition of this popular book includes a new chapter on 'Mathematics in the primary classroom' by Ashley Compton exploring primary mathematics teaching today. It is also updated to include the new 'Ready to progress' criteria.

 

 
Introduction
 
Mathematics in the primary classroom
 
Teaching strategies
 
Mathematics in the Early Years Foundation Stage
 
Planning
 
Assessment, recording and reporting
 
Children’s common mathematical misconceptions

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Claire Mooney

Claire Mooney is an Instructor at the School of Education and Professional Learning, Trent University, Canada. More About Author

Mary Briggs

Mary Briggs is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Education, University of Warwick where she teaches across a range of the Institute's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Mary was an Early Years, primary and SEN teacher for many years, including deputy and headship before working as an academic in the University sector. More About Author

Alice Hansen

Alice Hansen is the Director of Children Count Ltd where she is educational consultant. Her work includes running professional development courses and events for teachers and teacher trainers, research and publishing. Alice has worked in education in England and abroad. Prior to her current work she was a primary mathematics tutor and the programme leader for a full-time primary PGCE programme at a large university in England. More About Author

Judith McCullouch

Judith McCullouch is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Mathematics Education and PGCE Programme Director at the University of Winchester. More About Author

Mike Fletcher

Mike Fletcher is a Lecturer in Mathematics Education at the Research and Graduate School of Education, University of Southampton. More About Author

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