This is the first strand in a brand new series of Developing Mathematics, developed to be fully in line with the government’s Revised Primary Framework for Mathematics. It features completely new content, a fresh up-to-date look both inside and out and 64 pages of attractive ready-made handouts for busy teachers.
The core math and reading skills acquired in the first four years of school form the foundation of all future academic success. And, like every good parent, you want to ensure that your son or daughter develops those skills in a timely fashion. The books in the Get Ready! for Standardized Tests series help you do just that.
This Very Short Introduction explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical practice, ranging from the distant past to the present. Historian Jacqueline Stedall shows that mathematical ideas are far from being fixed, but are adapted and changed by their passage across periods and cultures. The book illuminates some of the varied contexts in which people have learned, used, and handed on mathematics, drawing on fascinating case studies from a range of times and places, including early imperial China, the medieval Islamic world, and nineteenth-century Britain.
New for 2013, Richard Scarry’s Busy Kids! These activity books introduce the basic concepts of early learning while using the classic characters to provide an engaging and entertaining visual experience. Written by professionals with many education titles to their credit, you can be assured that the concepts being taught are correlated to the classroom curriculum.