The Really Useful Maths Book

The Really Useful Maths Book

A Guide to Interactive Teaching

eBook - 2005
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Taylor & Francis Publishing

The Really Useful Maths Book is for all those who want children to enjoy the challenge of learning mathematics. With suggestions about the best ways to use resources and equipment to support learning, it describes in detail how to make learning the easy option for children. An easy-to-follow, comprehensive guide packed with ideas and activities, it is the perfect tool to help teachers who wish to develop their teaching strategies.

This accessible and comprehensive book covers both the practical side of mathematics and the theory and practice of mathematics teaching. Packed with ideas and activities, it is the perfect tool to help you to improve your teaching strategies. Topics covered include:

      • numbers and the number system
      • what teachers need to know about interactive teaching
      • calculating
      • consolidating new ideas and developing personal qualities
      • shape and space
      • measures, statistics and data handling
      • consolidation and practice for accuracy, speed and fluency.

The Really Useful Maths Book makes mathematics meaningful, challenging and interesting. It will be invaluable to practicing primary teachers, subject specialists, maths co-ordinators, student teachers, mentors, tutors, home educators and others interested in mathematics education programmes.

Tony Brown was formerly the Director of ESCalate, the UK Centre for Education in HE at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK.

Henry Liebling formerly led Primary Mathematics Education at University College Plymouth, Marjon, UK.



Taylor
& Francis Publishing

The Really Useful Maths book has been written for all those who want children to enjoy the challenge of learning mathematics. It presents teachers and students with exciting and varied ideas for introducing mathematics to children. With suggestions about the best ways to use equipment and resources to support learning, it describes in detail how to make learning the easy option for children.

An accessible book which is clearly split into two comprehensive sections. The first covers the practical side of mathematics and is packed with ideas and activities. The second concentrates on theory and practice of mathematics teaching and will help you to improve your teaching strategies. Topics covered are:

  • numbers and the number system
  • what teachers need to know about interactive teaching
  • calculating
  • consolidating new ideas and developing personal qualities
  • shape and space
  • measures, statistics and data handling
  • consolidation and practice for accuracy, speed and fluency.

 



Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780203464359
0203464354
0415252083
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 206 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Liebling, Henry

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