This book combines accessible explanations of mathematical concepts with practical advice on effective ways of teaching the subject. Section A provides a framework of good practice. Section B aims to support and enhance teachers subject knowledge in mathematical topics beyond what is taught to primary children. Each chapter also highlights teaching issues and gives examples of tasks relevant to the classroom. Section C is a collection of papers from tutors from four universities centred around the theme of effective teaching and quality of learning during this crucial time for mathematics education.
Valsa Koshy is a Senior Lecturer in Education at Brunel University with responsibility for mathematics in-service courses. Paul Ernest is Professor in Mathematics Education at Exeter University. Ron Casey is a Senior Research Fellow at Brunel University.