Key ideas in teaching mathematics : research-based guidance for ages 9-19
- Watson, Anne, 1948-
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
- Physical description
- x, 259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
QA11.2 .W382 2013
- Unknown QA11.2 .W382 2013
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-251) and index.
- 1. Introduction to key ideas in teaching mathematics -- 2. Relations between quantities and algebraic expressions -- 3. Ratio and proportional reasoning -- 4. Connecting measurement and decimals -- 5. Spatial and geometrical reasoning -- 6. Reasoning about data -- 7. Reasoning about uncertainty -- 8. Functional relations between variables -- 9. Moving to mathematics beyond age 16.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Big ideas in the mathematics curriculum for older school students, especially those that are hard to learn and hard to teach, are covered in this book. It will be a first port of call for research about teaching big ideas for students from 9-19 and also has implications for a wider range of students. These are the ideas that really matter, that students get stuck on, and that can be obstacles to future learning. It shows how students learn, why they sometimes get things wrong, and the strengths and pitfalls of various teaching approaches. Contemporary high-profile topics like modelling are included. The authors are experienced teachers, researchers and mathematics educators, and many teachers and researchers have been involved in the thinking behind this book, funded by the Nuffield Foundation. An associated website, hosted by the Nuffield Foundation, summarises the key messages in the book and connects them to examples of classroom tasks that address important learning issues about particular mathematical ideas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- Anne Watson, Keith Jones, Dave Pratt.
- Includes QR codes within the text, linking to additional, related resources.