Teaching Primary Mathematics + Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary, 6th Edition

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Teaching Primary Mathematics + Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary, 6th Edition

By George Booker, Denise Bond, Rebecca Seah, Judith De Klerk, Amanda Marasco
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This pack contains 1 copy of Teaching Primary Mathematics and 1 copy of Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary.

The new edition of Teaching Primary Mathematics continues to provides undergraduate and postgraduate students opportunities to link mathematical theory to practice and importantly, prepare them for employment. 

To help student teachers  keep track of the key knowledge and skills they develop as they progress through the chapter,, the new edition includes Chapter Outcomes for each chapter. 

In addition, the new edition has been updated to improve readability, with more activities, worked examples and visual elements to demonstrate how the theory links to practice. Increased linkages to STEM and the Australian Curriculum are included in the new edition.

Found throughout each chapter, there is a List of Activities to provide student teachers with a variety of pedagogical activities to implement in their future classrooms.

The Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary is a revised and improved edition of Australia’s best-selling mathematics dictionary incorporating all the mathematical terms in the Australian Curriculum glossary.

Teaching Primary Mathematics

Quote – gives focus to ideas and thoughts about the topic as a whole

Chapter Outcomes – identifies key points for the reader to keep in mind as they progress through the chapter. Featured at the start of the chapter, as well as located in the margins near relevant sections of text within the chapter.

Activities – teaching and learning activities for children and readers. Found throughout the chapter in teal boxes.

Worked Examples – highlighted text which take the reader through important steps to understand the concept or process

Teaching and Learning Sequences – sequences for guiding the teaching and learning process. Found throughout the chapters in green boxes.

Likely Difficulties – discusses difficulties which may be experienced. Found throughout the chapter in orange boxes.

Children’s Literature – a list of children’s books which relate to the ideas within the chapter.

Chapter Reflections – highlights the main ideas presented throughout the chapter. Found at the end of the chapter just before Investigate and Discuss. 

Investigate and Discuss – explores ideas raised in the chapter in further depth. Found at the end of the chapter in a purple box.

List of Activities – has a full list of activities found throughout the chapter.

Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary
  • Compatible with the Australian Curriculum
  • Over 80 new entries to cater for students up to year 10
  • Photographs replacing some illustrations where appropriate
  • Theme colours for letters and matching colour tabs for improved navigation
  • An index at the back of the book
  • Accurate definitions written in clear and simple language suitable for primary and secondary students
  • Clear, precise and concise explanations of complex terms
  • Examples and illustrations to support each definition
  • A useful informations section providing symbols, formulas and other supporting mathematical terms
New to this edition
Teaching Primary Mathematics, 6th Edition
  • Chapter Outcomes, or learning objectives, are introduced at the start of each chapter and indicated in the margins near relevant sections of text.
  • Chapter 9 Geometry has been reorganised and expanded with new activities and a new teaching model.
  • Section 2 has been reordered to begin with Numeration for whole numbers (Ch 3), followed by Computation: additive thinking (Ch 4), Computation: multiplicative thinking (Ch 5) and then Numeration for fraction ideas (Ch 6).
  • Children’s Literature – a list of children’s books which relate to the ideas within the chapter
  • List of Activities –includes a full list of activities found throughout the chapter
  • This will be the first edition of Teaching Primary Mathematics to have the option to be delivered by Revel. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is designed to boost students' understanding, retention, and preparedness across an expanding range of discipline areas. Booker’s Revel content includes more relevant and contemporary videos and incorporates Australian focussed content including Indigenous method of teaching.
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Table of contents
Teaching Primary Mathematics
  • 1. Approaches to mathematics teaching and learning
  • 2. Problem solving
  • 3. Numeration for whole numbers
  • 4. Computation for whole numbers: additive thinking
  • 5. Computation for whole numbers: multiplicative thinking
  • 6. Numeration and computation for fraction ideas
  • 7. Algebra and algebraic thinking
  • 8. Measurement
  • 9. Geometry
  • 10. Statistics and probability
  • 11. Connecting ideas across mathematics

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Pearson Illustrated Maths Dictionary
  • A–Z
  • Useful information
    • Units of measurement
    • A list of symbols
    • Roman numerals
    • Parts of a circle
    • Metric relationships
    • Formulae
    • More formulae
    • Large numbers
    • Letters used in mathematics
    • Decimal system prefixes
    • Numerical prefixes
    • Other prefixes
    • The multiplication square
    • Greek alphabet
    • Conversion tables: metric and imperial
    • Computing terms