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Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers 5ed (Paperback and eBook)

by Derek Haylock and Ralph Manning Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
06/2014
ISBN:
9781446285879
Format:
Kit 496 pages
Price:
AU$77.00 NZ$80.00
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Instructors
& Academics:
When was the last time you solved a fraction question? Could you explain how to solve it to a nine year old?

Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers develops your own understanding of mathematical concepts, 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 the teachers own requirements for subject knowledge, making this the ideal text to guide you through your studies and beyond.

Get interactive with the new online version - the fifth edition includes free access to an interactive online textbook, giving you the flexibility and support to study how and where you want. Access additional study material direct via the interactive eBook or by visiting the accompanying companion website - a maths teaching toolkit at your fingertips!

In your teaching toolkit:

•8 mini video lectures by Derek introduce each key section of the book
•Step by step screencasts show you how to work through problems visually, so you can learn at your own pace
•Links to the National Curriculum throughout keep you abreast of current numeracy teaching standards
•Teaching and Learning Points highlight important issues and potential challenges you may face in the classroom
•Practice Questions test your understanding
•Free Access to SAGE Journal articles keeps you informed of topical research.
Want to learn on the go? To help support your learning on your schedule, the fifth edition is supported by MobileStudy, so you can check tips and lesson plans on your phone, on the go and in the classroom.

A Student Workbook is also available to accompany this book, including over 500 practice problems to help you check your understanding of mathematics principles, use and apply them, and prepare you for the challenges you might encounter in the classroom.

Introduction
SECTION A: MATHEMATICAL UNDERSTANDING
Primary Teachers' Insecurity about Mathematics
Mathematics in the Primary Curriculum
Learning How to Learn Mathematics
SECTION B: MATHEMATICAL REASONING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING
Key Processes in Mathematical Reasoning
Modelling and Problem Solving
SECTION C: WHOLE NUMBERS AND CALCULATIONS
Number and Place Value
Addition and Subtraction Structures
Mental Strategies for Addition and Subtraction
Written Methods for Addition and Subtraction
Multiplication and Division Structures
Mental Strategies for Multiplication and Division
Written Methods for Multiplication and Division
SECTION D: FURTHER NUMBER CONCEPTS AND SKILLS
Multiples, Factors and Primes
Integers: Positive and Negative
Fractions and Ratios
Decimal Numbers and Rounding
Calculations with Decimals
Proportionality and Percentages
Squares, Cubes and Number Shapes
SECTION E: ALGEBRA
Algebraic Reasoning
Coordinates and Linear Relationships
SECTION F: MEASUREMENT
Concepts and Principles of Measurement
Perimeter, Area and Volume
SECTION G: GEOMETRY
Angle
Transformations and Symmetry
Classifying Shapes
SECTION H: STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
Handling Data
Comparing Sets of Data
Probability
Answers to Self-Assessment Questions
References
Index

Derek Haylock is an education consultant and author, and has worked for over 30 years in teacher education. You can follow Derek’s blog and Twitter feeds to discuss and share issues, news, policy and anything primary maths related!

•Review Derek's blog: http://derek-haylock.blogspot.co.uk/
•Follow Derek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/derek_haylock