Sue Johnston-Wilder, Clare Lee, David Pimm's Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School: A PDF

By Sue Johnston-Wilder, Clare Lee, David Pimm

ISBN-10: 0203844122

ISBN-13: 9780203844120

ISBN-10: 0415565588

ISBN-13: 9780415565585

ISBN-10: 0415565596

ISBN-13: 9780415565592

Learning to coach arithmetic within the Secondary School combines conception and perform to give a wide creation to the possibilities and demanding situations of training arithmetic within the secondary tuition school room. This fourth version has been absolutely up to date to mirror the newest adjustments to the curriculum and learn within the box, considering key advancements in instructor education and schooling, together with examinations and review.

Written particularly with the hot and pupil instructor in brain, the booklet covers a variety of matters with regards to the instructing of arithmetic, such as:

  • why we train arithmetic
  • the position of arithmetic within the nationwide Curriculum  
  • planning, educating and assessing for arithmetic studying  
  • how to speak mathematically
  • using electronic expertise to improve mathematical learning
  • working with scholars with specified academic wishes
  • post-16 teaching
  • the significance development
  • the affective size whilst studying arithmetic, together with motivation, self belief and resilience

Already a big textual content for lots of college instructing classes, this revised variation encompasses a word list of worthy phrases and thoroughly designed projects to advised severe mirrored image and help pondering and writing as much as Masters point. problems with specialist improvement also are tested, in addition to a number of educating ways and kinds from whole-class thoughts to personalized studying, supporting you to utilize university adventure, in the course of your education and beyond.

Designed to be used as a middle textbook, Learning to coach arithmetic within the Secondary School presents crucial assistance and suggestion for all those that aspire to be potent arithmetic teachers.

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Instead, its members are much more interested in the process of learning and reject any attempt to impose mathematics on pupils (a challenge when the subject is compulsory in schools around the world). They believe that pupils should be supported in exploring and discovering the subject for themselves. There is also a concern for the child to remain motivated and to have positive feelings and attitudes towards the subject. Learning mathematics should build up children’s self-esteem and help them to become confident and autonomous.

Mathematics is one of the three core subjects in the NC, along with English and Science. This means that there are statutory requirements that apply to all pupils in state schools in England from the ages of 5 to 16. Prior to this age, the curriculum that the pupils follow is organised around another statutory document called the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile. 1), so in secondary schools your main concern will be with KS3 and KS4. The curricula in Wales and Northern Ireland are also organised around Key Stages and again contain legal requirements.

Mathematical purists This group is primarily concerned with the academic and some aspects of personal development of pupils. Its members strongly reject any utilitarian emphasis on work or the applications of mathematics as a justification for this school subject. They also assume that it is obvious that mathematics education has no particular role in the social development of young people. Members of this group have a long tradition within mathematics, one which can be traced back to Greek philosophy, where mathematics was seen to be educationally valuable in the development of thought rather than for learning about any applications.

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