How can Mathematics be taught effectively? What are the key issues in Mathematics teaching today? This handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to teaching Mathematics in primary and secondary schools. It brings together the latest standards with authoritative guidance, ensuring that readers feel confident about how to approach their role as a teacher. The book explores the context of the subject of Mathematics and brings readers up to date with key developments. It places the Mathematics curriculum in the context of whole-school Numeracy issues and it introduces readers to key areas such as:
planning and classroom management
assessment, recording and reporting
information and communication technology
equal opportunities, special needs and differentiation
Key Skills and alternative mathematics qualifications
being an effective Math teacher
Personal and professional early career development for the early stages in the career
This practical and accessible book will give beginning Mathematics teachers a solid and dependable introduction to teaching the subject. The book is absolutely grounded in the realities of teaching and offers practical and relevant advice, as well as plentiful ideas to stimulate thinking and teaching.
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