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ERIC Number: ED529690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar-23
Pages: 188
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4155-7929-2
Unlocking Mathematics Teaching. Second Edition
Koshy, Valsa, Ed.; Murray, Jean, Ed.
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Now in a fully updated second edition, "Unlocking Mathematics Teaching" is a comprehensive guide to teaching mathematics in the primary school. Combining theory and practice, selected experts outline the current context of mathematics education. They suggest strategies, activities and examples to help develop readers understanding and confidence in delivering the curriculum. The book combines an accessible blend of subject knowledge and pedagogy, and its key features include: (1) Advice on teaching mathematics to high and low attainers; (2) Guidance on teaching mental maths; (3) Ideas for incorporating ICT; (4) Guidance on assessment in mathematics education; (5) Teaching problem solving; (6) Numerical and non-numerical examples; and (7) Updated references, taking into account the Williams Report. Contents include: (1) Aspects of Numeracy (Bob Jeffrey); (2) Investigating Numeracy in Key Stage 2 (Mark Humble); (3) Teaching Mental Calculations Debbie Robinson; (4) Making Sense of It: Contexts for Using ICT to Enhance the Teaching of Numeracy (John Garvey); (5) Developing Problem-Solving Skills in Mathematics (Rachel Fairclough); (6) Numeracy and Low Attaining Children (Jean Murray); (7) A Framework for Teaching Mathematically Promising Pupils (Ron Casey); and (8) Assessing Mathematical Learning (Valsa). [The introduction was written by Valsa Koshy and Jean Murray.]
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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