The Shanghai Maths Project Teacher's Guide part A, along with part B, provides teachers with all the support they need to deliver the programme of study as part of a mastery approach. It takes teachers through each topic, explains mathematical contexts and provides teaching ideas and activities for whole-class, intervention and enrichment.
The Shanghai Maths Project Teacher's Guide 5A, together with The Shanghai Maths Project Teacher's Guide 5B, provides teachers with all the support they need to deliver the Year 5 maths programme of study as part of a mastery approach to teaching. Contents include:
Comprehensive introduction, including guidance on mastery, variation theory, the concrete pictorial abstract (CPA) approach
Recommended teaching sequence and planning support
Units of teaching, with suggested activities for whole-class instruction, methods and suggested activities to provide same-day intervention and same-day enrichment (mastery with greater depth)
The author team is led by Series Editor Amanda Simpson, expert in the teaching of primary mathematics and a mastery specialist. She holds a PhD in children's mathematics development, and is the former Director for Primary at the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM).