The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary mathematics. Covering the skills of planning, monitoring and assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary mathematics. With full coverage of the theory and practice required for effective and creative mathematics teaching, this text is an essential guide for all trainees working towards QTS. Throughout, practical guidance and features support trainees to translate this learning to the classroom, embed ICT in their lessons and to understand the wider context of their teaching. This 6th edition includes links to the 2012 Teachers' Standards and notes on the new National Curriculum.
Introduction Teaching Strategies Planning The Daily Mathematics Lesson Assessment, Recording and Reporting Mathematics in the Early Years Foundation Stage Number Calculation Algebra Measures Shape and Space Handling Data and Probability
The new edition retains the original clarity of writing and refreshing experience-near qualities which made it stand out from its competitors, and has been updated in light of new research findings in relation to problems of living in an information-age. It is an excellent resource for trainees and educators both.
Claire Mooney is a Lecturer in Mathematics Education within the School of Education at the University of Southampton. 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. Mike Fletcher is a Lecturer in Mathematics Education at the Research and Graduate School of Education, University of Southampton. Alice Hansen is an educational consultant. Prior to this, Alice worked in higher education as a principal lecturer in mathematics education and as the programme leader for the Primary PgCE with QTS programme. She has worked in a wide range of primary schools in England and abroad. Aliceas research interests include early years and primary childrenas mathematical thinking. Judith McCullouch is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Mathematics Education and PGCE Programme Director at the University of Winchester.