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Maths 5-11

A Guide for Teachers, 1st Edition

By Caroline Clissold


208 pages | 192 B/W Illus.

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Focusing on good progression from reception to year 6, Maths 5-11 provides a clear and concise presentation of the fundamental knowledge that all primary maths teachers need. It provides readers with the practical knowledge of planning and assessment necessary to employ the theories expressed in the book.

Ranging from number sense and place value, to looking in depth at the various aspects of fractions and mathematical reasoning, this book explores:

  • mathematical connections inside of and outside of the curriculum
  • the relation of maths to other primary subjects such as science, geography and art
  • maths teaching practices from high performing jurisdictions across the world
  • the progression of learning from primary school into secondary school
  • the ‘big ideas‘ in mathematics
  • activities that provide strategies for children to use responsively and creatively

Helping primary teachers and maths coordinators to improve and enhance their mathematical subject knowkedge and their pedagogy, Maths 5-11 will re-instill an excitement about teaching mathematics among its readers.

Table of Contents

Contents; Introduction; Section 1: Number Sense; Section 2: Numerical Reasoning; Section 3: Additive Reasoning; Section 4: Multiplicative Reasoning; Section 5: Geometric Reasoning

About the Author

Caroline Clissold is a consultant for Rising Stars, Numicon and Inspire, and was a former Assistant Director of NCETM (National Centre for the Teaching of Mathematics). She also has 20 years’ experience as an independent maths consultant following many years as a primary school teacher.

About the Series

Primary 5-11 Series

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