Can you demonstrate a clear understanding of primary mathematics?
If you are training to be a primary school teacher you need to have, and demonstrate, a clear understanding of primary mathematics. This companion text to the popular Teaching Arithmetic in Primary Schools enables you to audit your knowledge, skills and understanding, making you more aware of the subject and the areas you need to develop further.
self audits on all areas of calculations, supporting trainees to meet the Teachers' Standards
clear links to classroom practice, linking theory with practice
advice on next steps for further learning under each chapter
If you're a trainee primary school teacher, this resource, along with its companion title will provide you with all the guidance and support needed to develop your Primary Maths subject knowledge and teaching skills.
This book is part of the Transforming Primary QTS Series
This series reflects the new creative way schools are beginning 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.
Richard English is a primary mathematics tutor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hull. Previously, he taught mathematics in primary and secondary schools in Hull and also worked as a mathematics advisory teacher. In recent years he has worked on a consultancy basis for the National Strategies and was involved in the early development of the mathematics specialist training programme, following the publication of the Williams Review in 2008.
Introduction Developing A Feel For Number Mental Calculation and the Recall of Number Facts The Development of Pencil-and-Paper Calculation Traditional Pencil-and-Paper Calculation Calculating with Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and Ratios Calculation Using Technology Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Appendix 3 - Final Summary Audit/Test: 100 Questions For You To Try Appendix 4: Final Summary Audit/Test: Answers