1st Edition

Primary Mathematics for Teaching Assistants

By Sylvia Edwards Copyright 2007
    112 Pages
    by Routledge

    112 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This easy-to-use and accessible book has been specifically written for teaching assistants. It is packed with practical activities, ideas and strategies to help you to enhance your pupils’ numeracy and mathematics skills and build on your own subject knowledge. This book:

    • includes a cross-curricular focus that shows how to stop pupils forgetting fundamental skills when changing subject
    • suggests methods and ideas for assessment
    • is written in line with the national strategies
    • suggests activities for developing problem solving and thinking skills
    • includes a breakdown of mathematical principles.

    Use this book whether you’re studying for qualifications or just keen to support your pupils better.

    Introduction; What is numeracy? Critical principles for success; How numeracy lessons are organised; Numeracy at the Foundation Stage; Numeracy in Key Stage 1; Numeracy in Key Stage 2; Supporting the Assessment and Monitoring process.


    Sylvia Edwards