'Teaching Number in the Classroom translates years of research into a very understandable and comprehensive approach for teaching children how the number system is structured and how to think like a mathematician.'
K-3rd grade Principal for the School District of Milton
'This book is an absolute must have for all educators involved in early number. Based on sound theoretical foundations, it offers a wealth of down-to-earth, tried and tested, effective approaches to teaching early number concepts and skills.'
Associate Vice-President/Lecturer in Maths Education
Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland
Following the success of Early Numeracy and Teaching Number, the authors now bring the principles and practice of their acclaimed Mathematics Recovery Programme to whole-class teaching.
Central to the book is the concept of an inquiry-based approach to classroom instruction. Topics covered range from beginning number and early counting strategies to multi-digit addition and subtraction right through to multiplication and division.
- assessment tasks
- teaching activities
- real-life examples from classroom work
- guidance on classroom organization and teaching specific topics
- an accompanying CD with printable activities for classroom use.
This book is an invaluable resource for all primary classroom teachers, including experienced Mathematics Recovery teachers. It will be helpful for classroom assistants and learning support personnel, primary mathematics advisors, numeracy consultants and educational psychologists. It will also appeal to teacher educators and researchers with interests in mathematics in the primary years.
Robert J. Wright is Professor in Mathematics Education at Southern Cross University, Australia.
Garry Stanger teaches Masters courses in early numeracy at Southern Cross University, Australia.
Ann K. Stafford is a leader in the implementation of Math Recovery in the United States.
James Martland is a Senior Fellow in the Department of Education, University of Liverpool and Director of the Mathematics Recovery program (UK) Ltd.