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Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers develops your understanding of mathematical concepts and processes, and how children learn them, so you can confidently teach mathematics to primary children. Tried and tested, the fifth edition of Derek Haylock's much loved textbook matches the 2014 curriculum requirements for England. Every chapter integrates children's learning, classroom practice, and teacher's own requirements for subject knowledge, making this the ideal text to guide you through your studies and beyond.
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Videos by the author introduce core themes of each section and explain key mathematical processes.
Links to the National Curriculum specify the statutory requirements for primary schools in England that relate to the mathematical content of each chapter.
Learning and Teaching points highlight important issues you may face in the classroom and provide practical guidance for teaching.
Self-assessment questions help check your understanding and provide immediate feedback to see how well you have done.
Select SAGE journal articles to support literature reviews and wider reading.
Lesson Plan Activities by Ralph Manning support content-focused chapters and contain creative mathematics tasks across the primary age range.
A Student Workbook is also available to accompany this book, including over 700 practice problems to help you understand, apply and teach primary mathematics.
Derek Haylock is an education consultant and writer with a background in mathematics teaching, teacher education and classroom-based research in mathematics education.
Ralph Manning is an independent consultant in primary education. He has worked as a primary teacher and as a lecturer in primary teacher education for 18 years, following a career in IT.
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Derek Haylock is an education writer, with an extensive list of publications in the field of mathematics education. He worked for over 30 years in teacher education, both initial and in-service, and was Co-Director of Primary Initial Teacher Training and responsible for the mathematics components of the primary programmes at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich. He has considerable practical experience of teaching and researching in primary classrooms. His work in mathematics education has taken him to Germany, Belgium, Lesotho, Kenya, Brunei, India and Sweden. As well as his publications in the field of education, he has written seven books of Christian drama for young people and a Christmas musical (published by Church House/National Society). For 15 years after his time at UEA he was in great demand as a consultant and professional speaker. His work as a writer continues. Ralph Manning is an independent consultant in primary education. He has worked as a primary teacher and as a lecturer in primary teacher education for 18 years, following an earlier career in the IT industry. Ralph led the mathematics and physical education programmes for the Primary PGCE at the University of East Anglia until 2013. His other specific interests are in developing children's higher thinking skills, assessment for learning and planning for teaching effectively. He was a former founding member of the General Teaching Council for England and is engaged in supporting developing education projects in India.
Introduction SECTION A: MATHEMATICAL UNDERSTANDING Primary Teachers' Insecurity about Mathematics Mathematics in the Primary Curriculum Learning How to Learn Mathematics SECTION B: MATHEMATICAL REASONING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING Key Processes in Mathematical Reasoning Modelling and Problem Solving SECTION C: WHOLE NUMBERS AND CALCULATIONS Number and Place Value Addition and Subtraction Structures Mental Strategies for Addition and Subtraction Written Methods for Addition and Subtraction Multiplication and Division Structures Mental Strategies for Multiplication and Division Written Methods for Multiplication and Division SECTION D: FURTHER NUMBER CONCEPTS AND SKILLS Multiples, Factors and Primes Integers: Positive and Negative Fractions and Ratios Decimal Numbers and Rounding Calculations with Decimals Proportionality and Percentages Squares, Cubes and Number Shapes SECTION E: ALGEBRA Algebraic Reasoning Coordinates and Linear Relationships SECTION F: MEASUREMENT Concepts and Principles of Measurement Perimeter, Area and Volume SECTION G: GEOMETRY Angle Transformations and Symmetry Classifying Shapes SECTION H: STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY Handling Data Comparing Sets of Data Probability Answers to Self-Assessment Questions References Index