Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics

Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics

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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. Hallmark features 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 selected from Teachers TV help to widen your skills and develop your practice, offering tips, lesson ideas and classroom resources.mirror lines 139 confusions with 147a€“8 misconceptions and misunderstandings 5 a€“6 miscounting on a number track 52a€“3 mixed ... calculations 117a€“18 lesson plan 37a€“9 Ofsted 105a€“6, 114, 115, 124, 127 one-to-one principle in counting 50 open shapes 134, 232 ... 232 organising data 179a€“85 orientation 2D shapes 142 a€“3 3D shapes 143 origin 138, 232 outcomes 178, 232 equally likely 178, 186, anbsp;...

Title:Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics
Author:Tony Cotton
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-04-29


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