How would you teach the concept of odd and even numbers to a child?
What is the probability of throwing a three on a six-sided die?
How could you help a child who is confusing ratio and proportion?
By seamlessly combining subject knowledge and pedagogy, the second edition of Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics will not only build your own confidence in mathematics, but also equip you with the curriculum understanding and pedagogical know-how to excel at teaching maths to children of any age.
Written in a clear and accessible way, the book guides you through the fundamental ideas which are at the heart of teaching and learning maths, with special focus on observation and assessment of primary and early years children.
Links to the classroom and research are provided throughout to help you relate educational theory to your own teaching practice.
Portfolio and audit tasks allow you to assess your own subject knowledge and build up a portfolio of evidence to gain Qualified Teacher Status.
The accompanying extra resources offers topic-specific self-audits for you to monitor your progress, exemplar lesson plans, a range of Portfolio Tasks mapped directly to current teacher standards and web-links to up-to-date online resources.
New to this edition
Resource Inspiration boxes give inviting examples of different activities to do with your class to provide inspiration for your own teaching.
High quality videos with corresponding discussion, have been expertly selectedfrom Teachers TV help to widen your skills and develop your practice, offering tips, lesson ideas and classroom resources.
- Tony Cotton
- Pearson Education Limited
- Publication date
- Jun 27, 2013
- Edition Number 2; New edition
- Product dimensions
- 190 x 247 x 17mm
Chapter 1 Teaching and learning primary mathematicsChapter 2 What should I know? What do I know?Chapter 3 Using and applying mathematicsChapter 4 Counting and understanding numberChapter 5 Knowing and using number factsChapter 6 CalculatingChapter 7 Understanding shapeChapter 8 MeasuringChapter 9 Handling dataChapter 10 Teaching and learning mathematics in the Early YearsChapter 11 Issues of inclusionChapter 12 ICT and teaching and learning mathematics