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Big Ideas in Primary Mathematics

by Robert Newell SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 320 pages
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Covering the key ideas and maths concepts, in order to effectively teach the national curriculum and develop mathematical understanding.

Chapter 1: Problem solving
Chapter 2: Mathematical understanding in the early years
Chapter 3: Place Value
Chapter 4: Addition and subtraction
Chapter 5: Multiplication and division
Chapter 6: Time
Chapter 7: Algebra
Chapter 8: Fractions
Chapter 9: Statistics
Chapter 10: Geometry: shape and space
Chapter 11: Measurement

For non-specialists, the focus on explaining misconceptions and errors will strengthen their own mathematical subject knowledge, while also giving them the confidence to deepen the understanding of the children they teach.

The perfect book for anyone studying primary mathematics on initial teacher education courses, including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS) and postgraduate (PGCE, PGDE, School Direct, SCITT) routes, and also NQTs. Clearly written, it's a book that can be dipped into at any stage of teaching, giving practical advice and reassurance.