'Chambers and Timlin write with clarity and purpose. The authors link the theory of teaching mathematics with simple reflective questions and interesting maths tasks. There is practical advice on planning, assessment and differentiations, amongst other pertinent themes' -Jacqueline Oldham, PGCE Secondary Mathematics Course Tutor, St Mary's University College
'This is a very practical guide for learning to teach mathematics for student teachers on all training routes. Chapters are focused and readable but succeed in tackling issues in depth giving the reader strong academic support' -Anne Haworth, PGCE Secondary Mathematics Course Tutor, University of Manchester
This book is an essential companion for anyone training to teach mathematics in secondary education. It offers clear and engaging coverage of all major aspects of mathematics teaching that you will need to engage with in order to successfully train for the classroom.
This Second Edition includes:
a new chapter exploring different teaching approaches including active learning, effective group work and creative mathematics teaching
expanded coverage of assessment, using resources in the classroom and metacognition and learning
updated coverage of recent developments in education policy and the 2012 Teachers' Standards
This is essential reading for anyone training to teach secondary mathematics including postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT) and school-based routes into teaching.
Free digital resources for extra support is available in the book's companion website. It includes:
Web links and further reading for each chapter
A video series of a sample classroom lesson filmed in a real-life setting
Teaching Mathematics Mathematics in the Wider School Context Planning to Teach a Mathematics Lesson The Elements of a Mathematics Lesson Learning Mathematics Assessment Personalizing Learning Teaching Different Topics Teaching Strategies ICT in Mathematics Teaching Continuing Professional Development