Based on a project involving extensive classroom-based action research, this is an important book that looks at how teachers can improve students' achievement, attitudes, confidence and interest in mathematics. Suitable for those concerned with mathematics education at all levels.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Foreward; Chapter 1 - Introduction; Chapter 2 - Children Learning Mathematics; Chapter 3 - Aims and Actions; Chapter 4 - Teacher Development; Chapter 5 - Widespread, Sustained Curriculum Development; Chapter 6 - Schemes; Chapter 7 - Working Across the Curriculum; Chapter 8 - Evaluating and Assessing Mathematics; Chapter 9 - Parent and Carers; Chapter 10 - Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Afzal Ahmed is Professor of Mathematics Education and Director of the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester, one of the country's leading centres for mathematics education. Honor Williams is Reader in Mathematics Education and Director of Teacher Education at the University of Chichester, one of the country's leading centres for mathematics education. The authors work closely with teachers and pupils across the age range and have considerable experience in research and curriculum development.