Fully updated and reflective of the new Australian National Curriculum for Mathematics!
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
George Booker is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education at Griffith University where he teaches all introductory Primary and Special Education student teachers. George has been widely published at the academic level and has written curriculum resources.
Denise Bond is a teacher who has worked in classrooms from K-12, in learning support, special education, as an education advisor and as a lecturer at Griffith University. Denise has extensive experience in the primary and special education sectors.
Len Sparrow is an Associate Professor in Primary Mathematics Education at Curtin University. He is also Deputy Head of the School of Education. Len was a primary school teacher in the UK and NSW before moving to teacher education. He has worked in primary mathematics education at Nottingham Trent University, Edith Cowan University, and now Curtin University.
Paul Swan is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education at Edith Cowan University where he teaches in the early childhood, K-12, primary and middle years programs. Paul has taught in both primary and secondary schools and has many years experience teaching at tertiary level.
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