Primary Mathematics

Primary Mathematics

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Primary Mathematics provides a comprehensive introduction to teaching and learning mathematics in today's classrooms. Drawing links to the Australian Curriculum, this book covers the core learning areas of measurement, space and geometry, early number concepts, data and statistics, chance and probability, and patterns and algebra. At the centre of this book is the belief that ICT can be a powerful tool for enhancing student learning. Although many classrooms have been resourced with computers, interactive whiteboards and mobile technology, teachers need to be able to transform these technological tools into meaningful teaching and learning experiences. This book explores the ways in which technology can be integrated into the mathematics classroom. The book also explores issues around student diversity, assessment 'for', 'of' and 'as' learning, and teaching in rural and remote areas. Primary Mathematics is an indispensable resource for pre- and in-service teachers alike.facts aids mathematics proficiency, but that conceptual understanding of the ways in which numbers work is critical for continued success. ... How would you use any of these activities in your classroom? ... Some common approaches include: 10 quick facts at the start of a lesson a€c timed tests of basic facts a€c competitive games such as a#39;Sherrifa#39; (Swan aamp; Marshall 2009) a€c worksheets with many repetitions of a previously taught procedure a€c conceptual games such as a#39;Numero a€c TMa#39; (Asplin, anbsp;...

Title:Primary Mathematics
Author:Penelope Serow, Rosemary Callingham, Tracey Muir
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-01-20


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