Primary Mathematics: Knowledge and Understanding

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The essential subject knowledge text for primary mathematics. Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. This comprehensive text includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This 7th edition is updated in line with the new National Curriculum and includes updated research summaries reflecting the latest ...

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Overview

The essential subject knowledge text for primary mathematics. Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. This comprehensive text includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This 7th edition is updated in line with the new National Curriculum and includes updated research summaries reflecting the latest thinking. This highly recommended text helps trainee primary teachers develop and consolidate their knowledge of mathematics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781446256862
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 7/6/2012
  • Series: Achieving QTS Series
  • Edition description: Sixth edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Claire Mooney is an Instructor at the School of Education and Professional Learning, Trent University, Canada.

Alice Hansen is the Director of Children Count Ltd where she is educational consultant. Her work includes running professional development courses and events for teachers and teacher trainers, research and publishing. Alice has worked in educatinoal in England and abroad. Prior to her current work she was a primary mathematics tutor and the programme leader for a full-time primary PGCE programme at a large university in England.

Lindsey Ferrie is a primary school teacher in Carlisle.

Sue Fox has had extensive experience of teaching all ages from Reception to Year 6. She is currently Senior Mathematics Lecturer at St Martin's College, Carlisle.

Reg Wrathmell is Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education at King Alfred's College, Winchester. He has extensive experience as a mathematics consultant and as a provider of in-service courses.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Number 6
3 Algebra, equations, functions and graphs 41
4 Measures 62
5 Shape and space 75
6 Statistics and probability 99
7 Mathematical language, reasoning and proof 119
Glossary 145
Answers to self-assessment questions 151
References 159
Index 161
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