Student Workbook for Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers

Student Workbook for Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers

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Do you understand the difference between a square and a rhombus well enough to explain it to a child? Could you weigh out 12 grams of sand if you were given weights of 3 grams, 7 grams and 16 grams? Can you spot common errors in subtraction calculations and identify the likely misconceptions behind them? This Student Workbook reinforces and applies concepts introduced in Derek Haylock's Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers. With over 700 tested questions endorsed by primary PGCE trainees, along with detailed solutions and explanatory notes, the Student Workbook helps you gain the confidence you need to understand, apply and teach the primary maths curriculum. *Checking Understanding questions are designed to help you check your own knowledge of terminology, understanding of key concepts and principles, and your mastery of important skills. *Reasoning and Problem-solving questions encourage you to use and apply mathematical concepts in solving mathematical puzzles or problems in real life situations. *Learning and Teaching solutions include responses to children's errors and misunderstandings, development of teaching ideas, evaluation of teaching approaches, and consideration of objectives to promote understanding. Visit the companion website for Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers at study.sagepub.com/haylock5e to take advantage of even more learning resources, such as step-by-step solution videos, additional practice questions, activities to include in lesson plans and access to Derek Haylock's blog. Derek Haylock is an education consultant and writer with a background in mathematics teaching, teacher education and classroom-based research in mathematics education.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 186 x 230 x 12mm | 320g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1446285944
  • 9781446285947
  • 57,924

Table of contents

The Purpose of this Workbook The Categories of Questions Related Chapters in Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers, 5th Edition How to Use this Workbook Questions Solutions and Notesshow more

About Derek Haylock

Derek Haylock is an education consultant and writer in the field of mathematics education. He is a Senior Fellow in Education at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, where he worked for over 30 years in primary teacher training and in education research. He is a major author in education, with a large number of published books and chapters in books. His best-selling Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers (Sage) has been the leader in the field for many years, with a fourth edition published in 2010. Derek's work is characterized by a commitment to explain mathematics in simple and accessible ways and to enable the subject to be taught and learnt with understanding and confidence. He is married, with two grown-up daughters and three grandsons. Outside of mathematics, he is a Free Church elder, plays the trumpet, and is passionate about classical music, cricket, walking (quickly) and cycling (slowly). Derek Haylock has a website at: http://derek-haylock.blogspot.com/ Ralph Manning is an independent consultant in primary education. He has worked as a primary teacher and as a lecturer in primary teacher education for 18 years, following an earlier career in the IT industry. Ralph led the mathematics and physical education programmes for the Primary PGCE at the University of East Anglia until 2013. His other specific interests are in developing children's higher thinking skills, assessment for learning and planning for teaching effectively. He was a former founding member of the General Teaching Council for England and is engaged in supporting developing education projects in India.show more

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