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The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics

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Combining research-based theory with fresh, practical guidance for the classroom, The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics is a stimulating new resource for all student and practising teachers looking for new ideas and inspiration. With an emphasis on exciting your mathematical and pedagogical passions, it focuses on the dynamics of the classroom and the process of designing and using rich mathematical tasks. Written by a highly experienced mathematics teacher who understands the realities of the secondary classroom, this book combines insights from the latest research into mathematical learning with useful strategies and ideas for engaging teaching. The text is punctuated by frequent tasks, some mathematical and others more reflective, which are designed to encourage independent thinking. Key topics covered include: Preparing yourself: thinking about mathematics and pedagogy, taking care of your health and dealing with stress Different styles of learning and teaching mathematics Ideas for lessons: what does it take to turn an idea into a lesson? Tasks, timings and resources Equality and dealing positively with difference Mathematical starters, fillers and finishers: achieving variety The mathematical classroom community: seating layouts, displays and practical considerations Assessment: effective strategies for responding to learners‘ mathematics and writing reports. The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics will be a valuable resource both for beginning teachers interested in developing their understanding, and for experienced teachers looking to re-evaluate their practice. Aiming to develop all aspects of your mathematics teaching, this book will help you to devise, adapt and implement ideas for successful and enjoyable teaching and learning.

The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics

Author : Colin Foster
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"Combining research-based theory with fresh, practical guidance for the classroom, The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics is a stimulating new resource for all student and practising teachers looking for new ideas and inspiration. With an emphasis on exciting your mathematical and pedagogical passions, it focuses on the dynamics of the classroom and the process of designing and using rich mathematical tasks. Written by a highly experienced mathematics teacher who understands the realities of the secondary classroom, this book combines insights from the latest research into mathematical learning with useful strategies and ideas for engaging teaching. The text is punctuated by frequent tasks, some mathematical and others more reflective, which are designed to encourage independent thinking. Key topics covered include: - Preparing yourself: thinking about mathematics and pedagogy, taking care of your health and dealing with stress - Different styles of learning and teaching mathematics - Ideas for lessons: what does it take to turn an idea into a lesson? - Tasks, timings and resources - Equality and dealing positively with difference - Mathematical starters, fillers and finishers: achieving variety - The mathematical classroom community: seating layouts, displays and practical considerations - Assessment: effective strategies for responding to learners' mathematics and writing reports. The Essential Guide to Secondary Mathematics will be a valuable resource both for beginning teachers interested in developing their understanding, and for experienced teachers looking to re-evaluate their practice. Aiming to develop all aspects of your mathematics teaching, this book will help you to devise, adapt and implement ideas for successful and enjoyable teaching and learning"--

How to do Maths so Your Children Can Too

Author : Naomi Sani
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Does the sight of your child's maths homework fill you with dread? Do you look for any excuse when they ask you to explain equations, fractions or multiplication? Maths can often leave children - and parents - perplexed. How to do Maths so Your Children Can Too works through maths topics with a simple step-by-step approach, explaining the new ways of teaching maths that confuse so many parents. This book will show you how to: - Master 'number bonds' and 'number lines' - Divide by 'chunking' - Multiply using 'the grid method' - Work with fractions, percentages and ratios - Understand number and place value Bridging the gap between primary and secondary school - when children often struggle - and packed full of simple, accessible examples, this essential guide will banish your maths phobia and take the pain out of homework time.

Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School

Author : Paul Chambers
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This fully updated third edition looks at the fundamentals of mathematics teaching, how to plan lessons and assess learning, and how to promote an inclusive approach in the classroom. Key new features include: Updated content reflecting: the 2014 National Curriculum in England, the Teachers' Standards and revised requirements for GCSE and A level mathematics Updated 'Evidence from research' features, highlighting developments in the field An expanded section on mathematical misconceptions New coverage on teaching for mastery.

The Essential Guide for Competent Teaching Assistants

Author : Anne Watkinson
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This indispensable textbook provides the underpinning knowledge to support all teaching assistants working towards Level 2 of the National Occupational Standards. This new edition is fully revised and extended to incorporate and respond to all new materials required to meet the 2007 standards. Taking into account current initiatives including Workforce Remodelling and the Every Child Matters agenda, the book can be used to support NVQs, or other Teaching Assistant awards at level 2, or can be used simply to supplement good practice. This accessible companion: actively engages the reader in activities, developing reflective practice while giving the theoretical background to school-based work gives insight and information about pupils’ individual needs helps teaching assistants develop curriculum-based skills to enable more effective classroom support emphasises that teaching assistants are team members, supporting the school and being supported by the school. Contributions from specialist advisers ensure that the ideas and techniques are up to date, relevant and the best practice. All phases of education are covered, from the early years to later secondary years, and references are made to sources of further information throughout the book. The Essential Guide for Competent Teaching Assistants is invaluable in supporting both study and everyday practice. It will also be useful to training providers, teachers and school managers supporting Teaching Assistants in their professional development.

Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School

Author : Sue Johnston-Wilder
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Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School combines theory and practice to present a broad introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching mathematics in the secondary school classroom. This fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes to the curriculum and research in the field, taking into account key developments in teacher training and education, including examinations and assessment. Written specifically with the new and student teacher in mind, the book covers a wide range of issues related to the teaching of mathematics, such as: why we teach mathematics the place of mathematics in the National Curriculum planning, teaching and assessing for mathematics learning how to communicate mathematically using digital technology to advance mathematical learning working with students with special educational needs post-16 teaching the importance of professional development the affective dimension when learning mathematics, including motivation, confidence and resilience Already a major text for many university teaching courses, this revised edition features a glossary of useful terms and carefully designed tasks to prompt critical reflection and support thinking and writing up to Masters Level. Issues of professional development are also examined, as well as a range of teaching approaches and styles from whole-class strategies to personalised learning, helping you to make the most of school experience, during your training and beyond. Designed for use as a core textbook, Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School provides essential guidance and advice for all those who aspire to be effective mathematics teachers.

The Essential Guide to RTI

Author : Silvia L. DeRuvo
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A practical, hands-on guide that helps teachers fulfill the promise of RTI Filled with practical tools and step-by-step guidelines, this book shows teachers how to implement RTI effectively. This valuable resource helps teachers assess a school's or classroom's readiness to begin the implementation process, and offers extensive resources to help educators identify appropriate screening and progress monitoring tools for students. DeRuvo provides dozens of effective research-based interventions and instructional strategies that teachers can implement immediately in their classrooms, and offers guidelines for selecting additional curricula and strategies to support students with diverse needs. Includes easy and efficient progress monitoring strategies to measure RTI effectiveness Written by veteran educator and active teacher trainer, Silva DeRuvo Provides helpful advice for effective collaboration between teachers The book includes strategies for joint curriculum mapping, as well as for measuring student mastery of identified content area standards.

The Essential Guide for Experienced Teaching Assistants

Author : Anne Watkinson
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This indispensable textbook provides the underpinning knowledge to support all Teaching Assistants working towards Level 3 of the National Occupational Standards. This new edition incorporates and responds to all new materials and initiatives required to meet the revised and expanded 2007 standards. The Essential Guide for Experienced Teaching Assistants: actively engages the reader in activities, developing reflective practice while giving the theoretical background to school-based work gives insight and information about pupils individual needs helps Teaching Assistants develop curriculum-based skills to enable more effective pupil, teacher and classroom support emphasises that Teaching Assistants are team members, supporting the school and being supported by the school enables Teaching Assistants to operate more independently, using their knowledge and initiative.

The Essential Guide for New Teaching Assistants

Author : Anne Watkinson
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Offering an introduction to school life, this book is suitable for teaching assistants who have been inducted, or are going through the process of induction, and are working in schools with children or young people.

e O Level Essential Study Guide Additional Mathematics Calculus

Author : Cheng Chung Yu
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The Essential Study Guide Additional Mathematics series comes in three parts: Part 1: Focuses on the building up of the foundation in Algebra Part 2: Understanding the concepts in Geometry and Trigonometry Part 3: Focuses on Calculus (Differentiation and Integration) This series of books follows the latest curriculum. The author hopes to make the learning of Additional Mathematics less daunting and stressful. Students will be able to learn at their own pace and individual learning is made possible with the simple and yet detailed explanations of concepts.

Success from the Start

Author : Robert Wieman
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Here the authors explore both the visible and invisible aspects of teaching and offer proven strategies to make the work meaningful - not merely manageable.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School

Author : Clare Lee
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A Practical Guide to Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and a wide range of tried and tested approaches to help you find success in the secondary mathematics classroom. Illustrated throughout, this fully updated second edition includes new chapters on using ICT in the classroom and promoting a positive learning environment, as well as fresh and easy to use ideas that can help you engage your pupils and inspire mathematical thinking. Covering all key aspects of mathematics teaching, it is an essential companion for all training and newly qualified mathematics teachers. Combining ideas and practical insights from experienced teachers with important lessons from educational research, this book covers key aspects of mathematics teaching, including: planning effective lessons using assessment to support learning encouraging mathematical activity integrating ICT into your teaching making lessons engaging building resilient learners. A Practical Guide to Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School is an essential companion to the core textbook Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School. Written by expert practitioners, it will support you in developing imaginative and effective mathematics lessons for your pupils.

Teaching With Technologies The Essential Guide

Author : Younie, Sarah
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This book focuses on the current state of play with the integration of digital technologies into school-based teaching and learning. As well as a comprehensive analysis of developments to date it identifies 'what works' with technology and education.

Mathematics

Author : Sue Pemberton
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Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations, the Essential Mathematics for Cambridge Secondary 1 series has been created for the international student. Written by an expert author team with an experienced examiner it provides complete coverage of the syllabus. The Student Book contains comprehensive coverage of the curriculum framework content and provides engaging exercises that promote problem solving and investigative strategies. Inclusion of summary and review sections after each topic help students retain learning, while Checkpoint-style questions assist their preparation for assessment. Learning Outcomes are provided at the start of each chapter to clearly map topics in the text to the syllabus. Numerous exercises are included, with clear progression, and problem-solving and real life applications embedded throughout. Helpful hints throughout the text guide students and remind them of the key pieces of information required.

Essential Mathematics for Cambridge Secondary 1 Stage 8

Author : Sue Pemberton
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The Essential Mathematics for Cambridge Secondary 1 series has been created for the international student. Written by an expert author team with an experienced examiner, it provides complete coverage of the latest Cambridge syllabus. The Student Book contains comprehensive coverage of the curriculum framework content and provides engaging exercises that promote problem solving and investigative strategies. Inclusion of summary and review sections after each topic help students retain learning, while Checkpoint-style questions assist their preparation for assessment. Learning Outcomes are provided at the start of each chapter to clearly map topics in the text to the syllabus. Numerous exercises are included, with clear progression, and problem-solving and real life applications embedded throughout. Helpful hints throughout the text guide students and remind them of the key pieces of information required.

Essential Mathematics for Cambridge Secondary 1 Stage 9

Author : Sue Pemberton
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The Essential Mathematics for Cambridge Secondary 1 series has been created for the international student. Written by an expert author team with an experienced examiner it provides complete coverage of the latest Cambridge syllabus. The Stage 9 Student Book contains comprehensive coverage of the curriculum framework content, while also covering some of the topics included at Cambridge IGCSE. Summary and review sections after each topic help students retain learning, while Checkpoint-style questions assist their preparation for assessment. The text provides extensive differentiation support with 'Hints' in the margins to guide middle to lower ability students through the more challenging aspects of the problem-solving and extension questions.

Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School

Author : Paul Chambers
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'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 Visit www.sagepub.co.uk/chamberstimlin

Teaching Mathematics in the Primary School

Author : Gill Bottle
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Numerous examples from early years and primary classrooms are included as well as checklists and helpful advice. There are also suggestions for further reading to assist trainee and newly qualified teachers in meeting the Standards for Initial Teacher Training and Induction.

e O Level Essential Study Guide Add Maths Geometry Trigonometry

Author : Cheng Chung Yu
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The Essential Study Guide Additional Mathematics series comes in three parts: Part 1: Focuses on the building up of the foundation in Algebra Part 2: Understanding the concepts in Geometry and Trigonometry Part 3: Focuses on Calculus (Differentiation and Integration) This series of books follows the latest curriculum. The author hopes to make the learning of Additional Mathematics less daunting and stressful. Students will be able to learn at their own pace and individual learning is made possible with the simple and yet detailed explanations of concepts.

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