Developing Number Knowledge : Assessment,Teaching and Intervention with 7-11 year olds
Drawing on extensive programs of research, curriculum development, and teacher development, the book offers a coherent, up-to-date approach emphasising computational fluency and the progressive development of students' mathematical sophistication. The book is organized in key domains of number instruction, including structuring numbers 1 to 20, knowledge of number words and numerals, conceptual place value, mental computation, written computation methods, fractions, and early algebraic reasoning.
" fine-grained progressions of instruction within each domain;
" detailed descriptions of students' strategies and difficulties;
" assessment tasks with notes on students' responses;
" classroom-ready instructional activities;
" an accompanying CD with extensive instructional resources.
This book is designed for classroom and intervention teachers, special education teachers and classroom assistants. The book is an invaluable resource for mathematics advisors and coaches, learning support staff, numeracy consultants, curriculum developers, teacher educators and researchers.
- Paperback | 312 pages
- 186 x 232 x 20.32mm | 580g
- 06 Dec 2011
- Sage Publications Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Other books in this series
11 Nov 2014
13 Oct 2016
21 Dec 2020
14 Dec 2020
Jackie Amato, District Math Recovery Leader
'Essential reading for every teacher of mathematics in primary or early secondary education, 'Developing Number Knowledge' is a professional development tool with detailed assessment and instructional content for the classroom. It is for teachers working one-to-one, with small groups or whole classes who want their children to make sense of mathematics and become confident, successful mathematicians. With its foundations in research and extensive classroom practice, it will challenge the way you teach! Maths Recovery teachers will welcome this addition to their 'tool kit'' -
Chair Maths Recovery Council UK and Ireland, Maths Recovery Consultant
About Robert J Wright
Dr. Pamela D. Tabor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and Bible from Kentucky Christian University, a Master of Arts degree in elementary education from East Tennessee State University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in mathematics education from Southern Cross University. Her supervisor was Robert J. Wright, the developer of Mathematics Recovery. Her current position is that of Research and Evaluation Specialist for the US Math Recovery Council in which she has the pleasure of working with instructional leaders from districts around the US and internationally to think deeply about the impact of Math Recovery in their school contexts. Previously, she spent nearly two decades as a school-based math specialist, interventionist and instructional coach. In that capacity she worked with administrators, teachers of mathematics, teachers of special education, students, and parents to improve the quality of mathematics instruction in a public elementary school in Maryland. She is also a coauthor of the Math Recovery series book Developing Number Knowledge, a contributor of Teaching Number in the Classroom with 4-8 year Olds, one of the original developers of USMRC's Add+VantageMR Professional Development Courses, and one of the developers of USMRC's Student Numeracy Assessment Progressions (SNAP).