This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary mathematics across all areas of the curriculum. This Second Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards.
Focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, the text draws out meaningful cross curricular links and embraces the latest thinking and current good practice in mathematics teaching. It begins with a section on teaching mathematics, covering all strands of the curriculum, and goes on to offer guidance on the use and application of mathematics more generally across subjects. A chapter on using mathematics to enahnce learning highlights the importance of being able to use mathematics effectively in other aspects of the teacher's role. Interactive activities and case studies link theory to practice and encourage the reader to rethink how mathematics is taught in primary schools.
About the Transforming Primary QTS series
This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
Alice Hansen is the Director of Children Count Ltd where she is educational consultant. Her work includes running professional development courses and events for teachers and teacher trainers, research and publishing. Alice has worked in education in England and abroad. Prior to her current work she was a primary mathematics tutor and the programme leader for a full-time primary PGCE programme at a large university in England. Diane Vaukins is a senior lecturer / partnership tutor at the University of Cumbria. She is the module leader for the three-year undergraduate mathematics specialist course. Prior to lecturing in higher education she was a primary school teacher and deputy head teacher. She has a keen interest in working with schools to encourage creativity in mathematics.
Introduction Part 1 The Mathematics Curriculum Mathematics as a Core Skill Number Shape and Space Measures Handling Data Part 2 Using Mathematics In Your Wider Professional Role Using Mathematics to Support the Organisation of Learning and Teaching Using Assessment Data to Improve Learning and Teaching Developing Teaching and Learning Through Research Model Answers Index