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The fourth edition of Teaching Primary Mathematics has been significantly revised and updated for the current educational environment and has been written with a greater emphasis on how students learn mathematics.
It provides teachers and students with a sound framework for the successful teaching of mathematics to primary students.
Teaching Primary Mathematics is suitable both as a core text for primary student teachers and as an indispensable reference for practicing primary teachers seeking to update their knowledge.
PART ONE: Mathematics and mathematics education
Ch: 1 Approaches to mathematics teaching and learning
Ch: 2 Thinking mathematically and problem solving
PART TWO: Content and processes in the primary mathematics curriculum
Ch. 3 Numeration for whole numbers and fraction ideas
Ch: 4 Computation and estimation for whole numbers, decimal fractions, common fractions and per cents
Ch: 5 Algebra and Algebraic thinking
Ch: 6 Geometry
Ch: 7 Measurement
Ch: 8 Probability and Statistics
PART THREE: Implementing effective mathematics learning
Ch: 9 Teaching for Meaning: Connecting ideas across mathematics
Ch: 10 Assessment in mathematics