What is number sense? How does children's number sense develop? What are the most effective teaching methods and resources? How can research findings inform classroom practice? The fully revised second edition of the best-selling "Teaching Number Sense" is the book to help you answer these questions, and more. This new edition boasts a new chapter on 'The empty number line' as well as a wealth of material on all the latest trends and innovations in mathematics teaching to support children's learning. It is a specialist text that uses a balance of theory and practice to help teachers deal with the problems and issues they will encounter in mathematics teaching, including examples for use specifically in the classroom. This book will prove essential reading for trainee and established mathematics teachers alike.
What is number sense? How does children's number sense develop? Addressing these questions, this text uses a balance of theory and practice to help teachers deal with the problems and issues they will encounter in mathematics teaching, including examples for use specifically in the classroom. It is aimed at trainee and mathematics teachers.
1. Making sense of numbers; 2. Counting and coming to know numbers; 3. Towards a system of symbols. 4. Addition and subtraction; 5. The empty number line; 6. Multiplication and Division; 7. Written calculations; 8. Teaching approaches.
"Endorsements for the First Edition "It is an excellent introduction to what a becoming mathematics teacher needs to know. The book is full of ideas for activities that might be used in the classroom..." Educational Review "... an excellent book which provides a concise and acessible account of what it means to develop number sense. It will be an invaluable resource for both undergraduate and postgraduate education students. It will also help practising teachers to explore links between theory and practice in the teaching of mathematics. It's on my essential reading list!" Mathematics in School"
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