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Teaching Mathematics Visually and Actively

Teaching Mathematics Visually and Actively

Second Edition
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October 2013 | 120 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This practical book provides teachers in primary and secondary schools with advice and resources to develop a visual and active approach to teaching mathematics. It includes, specific examples of teaching strategies and ideas for lesson activities to support teaching mathematics to learners who take information and ideas visually and actively. 

Accompanying this second edition is a companion website that includes a range of resources for teaching each topic including:
- Dynamic PowerPoint animations which can be used to help learners to develop their understanding of key mathematical concepts
- Posters of each concept

And in addition to all this, each chapter suggests even further links to other useful resources for every topic to enhance your teaching. 

With clear explanations and strong visual layout, this is an ideal resource for teachers, SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators) and teaching assistants who want to motivate their learners with different and exciting ways of teaching and learning maths.

The Concept of Number
Models for Multiplication and Division
Place Value and Decimals
Ratio, Proportion and Percentages
Perimeter, Area and Volume
Circles and Time
Data Handling

Some really good strategies in particular for kinesthetic learners, useful for a wide range of educational and other staff working in inclusive primary school education

Ms Andrea Hasselbusch
School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University
November 25, 2013

Good for students wanting to specialise

Mrs Heather Langridge
Education , Nelson & Colne College
November 20, 2013

An interesting an easy to understand manual that has enabled tutors to adopt different methods of teach mathematics.

Mrs Michelle Grainger
Sheffield Centre, LifeSkills
November 20, 2013

This book offers creative and visual resources to support the teaching of mathematics in the classroom. Covers key concepts in mathematical coverage. A stimulating read for both students and experienced teachers alike.

Mr Manish Kothari
Department of Education, St Mary's University College
October 25, 2013

Great book with innovative and creative ideas for teachers/trainee teachers to explore and engage with.

Dr Judy Sayers
School of Education, Northampton University
May 16, 2013

Tandi Clausen-May

Dr. Tandi Clausen-May is an independent educational researcher and author. She is an experienced classroom practitioner, and has developed a range of curriculum and assessment materials for use in the mathematics classroom. She has worked with pupils and teachers in mainstream and in special schools, developing approaches designed to build on pupils' different strengths and aptitudes to develop their love and understanding of mathematics. She provides professional development for teachers, teaching assistants, and other educationalists. More About Author